New Delhi, Aug 1: A three-year-old girl who fell into the 110-feet deep borewell in Bihar’s Munger has been rescued, news agency ANI reported on Wednesday. The girl, identified as Sana, fell into borewell on Tuesday afternoon. Also Read - Coronavirus in Bihar: What Self-isolation? Hospitals Blamed For Failing to Contain Spread
The 3-year-old’s parents said that Sana was playing around in the house when she fell in the boring hole. As soon as the mishap occurred, the NDRF team was rushed and rescue efforts started. Earlier in the day, DIG Jitendra Mishra had said that SDRF (State Disaster Response Force) team has dug up to 40 feet to rescue the girl. Also Read - 'Will Defeat Purpose of Lockdown': Nitish Kumar on UP Govt's Strategy of Arranging Buses For Migrant Workers
In an earlier incident in March, a four-year-old boy fell into 110-feet-deep borewell at Umaria village near Khategaon, about 110 km from the district headquarters. “The boy fell into the 110-feet-deep open borewell at an agriculture field while he was playing when his parents were busy working in the farm,” Khategaon police station in-charge Tehjib Qazi said.
In another incident, which also became a big sensation in media, a five-year-old boy named Prince fell in the 60-ft-deep borewell in Kurukshetra, Haryana. He stayed in the borewell for nearly 48 hours before he was rescued.