Mathura : Five year old trapped in deep borewell rescued

A five year old boy who fell in a 110 feet bore well in Mathura was rescued after an eight hour operation.

The boy going by the name Praveen, was trying to pluck fruits from a mulberry tree that was located near a well on Saturday evening when he fell.

The Chief Medical Officer of Mathura, Sher Singh said, “The child is perfectly fine, he is not facing any problems but as a precaution, we have given him some necessary medicines. He will stay admitted for the night and will be released tomorrow.”

District administration rushed to the spot when the news of the incident reached them.

The NDRF along with the assistance from the army made the rescue work quick, Anil Kumar Singh, Assistant Commander NDRF said, “It took us hours to rescue the child, and the army also helped us in the rescue operations.”

The incident occurred in Mathura’s Agaryala village in Shergarh.