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HISAR-Child falls in 60-ft borewell in Hisar, rescue operatio

March 21, 2019 06:48 AM

COURTESY HT MARCH 21

Child falls in 60-ft borewell in Hisar, rescue operation on
HISAR: A one-and-a-half-year-old child fell into a 60-ft deep borewell when he was playing near his house at a dhani (hamlet) in Balsamand village of Hisar district on Wednesday evening.

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■ Officials of the local administration monitoring the rescue work at Balsamand village in Hisar on Wednesday.
NADEEM KHAN, ONE-AND-HALF-YR-OLD SON OF A LABOURER, FELL INTO BOREWELL WHILE PLAYING

The administration rushed to the spot and launched a rescue operation with the help of the army.

The child was identified as Nadeem Khan, son of Azam Khan, a resident of Balsamand.

When contacted, Hisar deputy commissioner (DC) Ashok Kumar Meena said, “We rushed to the spot as soon as we came to know about the development. I am personally monitoring the rescue operation and the child is so far fine. A medical team has been deployed.”

Khursheed Ahmed, a village panch, said, “It was about 5.15pm, when the child was playing and he suddenly fell inside the borewell. Soon the family members came to know about the matter and they called other people for help. Sarpanch Manju Devi informed the local administration about the matter.”

Army personnel reached the site with earthmovers and started the rescue work.

Mahender Kumar, a village resident, said, “The borewell is about 60-ft deep and has 10 inch diameter. A farmer had dug up the borewell in his field about a week ago. The parents of the child, are labourers, stay near the field

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