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Two-year-old Toddler, Stuck In Punjab Borewell For 109 Hours, Dies After Being Pulled Out

The toddler, Fatehveer Singh, fell into an abandoned 150-foot borewell outside his house on Thursday afternoon (June 6).

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Two-year-old Toddler, Stuck In Punjab Borewell For 109 Hours, Dies After Being Pulled Out
A screenshot of rescue operations that lasted 109 hours.
Two-year-old Toddler, Stuck In Punjab Borewell For 109 Hours, Dies After Being Pulled Out
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2019-06-11T09:00:34+05:30

The two-year-old boy, who had fallen into a borewell in Punjab's Sangrur, passed away on Tuesday morning after he was pulled out and rushed to the hospital, news agency ANI reported.

The toddler, Fatehveer Singh, fell into an abandoned 150-foot borewell outside his house on Thursday afternoon (June 6). In the joint operation, lasting 109 hours, the NDRF and local administration dug a parallel pit to rescue the child.

There was not enough space in the 9-inch diameter borewell for the child to make any movements. However, a movement in his body was noticed in the wee hours on June 8, almost 40 hours after the incident.

The authorities were keeping a vigil over the child through a small surveillance camera and he was provided oxygen supply through pipes inside the borewell.

The team though was not able to provide him with any juices or food as his face is covered with a jute bag over which he stepped and fell into the borewell.

Earlier, a team of NDRF had tried to pull out the child with the help of rope but the attempt failed. 

(With ANI inputs)


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