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Child rescued from 200-feet-deep borewell after 16-hour operation

ANI
Published : Feb 21, 2019, 11:23 am IST
Updated : Feb 21, 2019, 11:23 am IST

The operation was very critical and required constant meticulous planning to avoid any injury to the child.

Ravi, son of a labourer working on road constructions, fell into the borewell while playing. (Photo: ANI/ Twitter)
 Ravi, son of a labourer working on road constructions, fell into the borewell while playing. (Photo: ANI/ Twitter)

Pune (Maharashtra): The six-year-old boy who fell into a 200-feet-deep borewell near Manchar tehsil in Pune was safely rescued on Thursday after 16 hours of operations.

The boy, identified as Ravi Pandit Bill, was stuck at a depth of 10 feet in the borewell, informed SHO Ambegaon Police station.

The boy fell into the borewell around 5 pm on Wednesday in Thandale village of Pune.

Ravi, son of a labourer working on road constructions, fell into the borewell while playing.

The work of road construction was underway in the area and Ravi's family was deployed at the site.

Soon after receiving the report of the incident, the National Disaster Response Force team (NDRF) and police were pressed into action to rescue the trapped boy.

The operation was very critical and required constant meticulous planning to avoid any injury to the child.

Tags: ndrf, rescue, operation, child, maharashtra, labourer, ambegaon police station
Location: India, Maharashtra, Pune