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4-year-old boy falls into borewell in MP, rescue efforts on

Press Trust of India  |  Dewas (MP) 

A four-year-old boy fell into 110-feet-deep borewell at village near Khategaon, about 110 kms from the district headquarters, police said today.

The incident happened around noon and efforts are on to rescue the minor, they said.

"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," police station in-charge Tehjib Qazi said.

"He is stuck at the depth of 40 feet and oxygen is being supplied to him to ensure that he can breathe easily...efforts are on to save him," the said.

Talking to PTI, BJP MLA from said, "The child fell into the borewell around noon and the rescue operation has been launched."

According to police, the local administration is digging a parallel pit to rescue the boy.

The district administration has sought Army's help in the rescue operation.

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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 19:35 IST