Patna, August 1: A three-year-old girl fell into a 110-feet-deep borewell in Bihar’s Munger city on Wednesday, news agency ANI reported. Meanwhile, rescue operations are underway. More details are awaited. Also Read - Coronavirus in Bihar: What Self-isolation? Hospitals Blamed For Failing to Contain Spread
In an earlier incident in March, a four-year-old boy fell into 110-feet-deep borewell at Umaria village near Khategaon, about 110 kms 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. Also Read - 'Will Defeat Purpose of Lockdown': Nitish Kumar on UP Govt's Strategy of Arranging Buses For Migrant Workers
Talking to PTI, BJP MLA from Khategaon Ashish Sharma said, “The child fell into the borewell around noon and the rescue operation has been launched.” According to police, the local administration was digging a parallel pit to rescue the boy. The district administration also sought Army’s help in the rescue operation.
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.