July 19, 2018

Five-year-old dies after being rescued from borewell

The victim, identified as Babita, fell into the borewell in Mitramandal colony while she was playing with other children, they said.

A five-year-old girl died on Sunday after being rescued from a 15-foot borewell at Anisabad area of Patna.  The girl, identified as Babita, fell into the open borewell in a field in the morning while playing with her friends, officials said.

5-year-old girl who was pulled out from a borewell in Patna after around 5 hours, dies. (In pic: her family members) pic.twitter.com/JRx1oa2qND

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It took five hours for the State Disaster Response Force to rescue her. But Babita died on reaching hospital, sources said.

State Disaster Response Force Deputy Commandant A K Jha, who supervised the rescue operation, said the girl had developed breathing problems because of remaining enmeshed in mud for a long time.

Courtesy: PTI

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