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Toddler falls into 50-ft-deep borewell in Gujarat’s Amreli prompts swift rescue operation

A toddler girl has fallen into a 45-50 feet deep borewell in Surgapara village of Amreli, news agency sources reported. The rescue operation is underway.

By: Ruchi Upadhyay  Pardaphash Group
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Toddler falls into 50-ft-deep borewell in Gujarat’s Amreli prompts swift rescue operation

Amreli/Gujarat: In a sudden turn of events, a toddler girl fell into a 45-50 feet deep borewell in Surgapara village of Gujarat’s Amreli. The rescue operation is underway. The one-and-a-half-year-old daughter of a rural farm labourer, Bhanubhai Bhikhabhai, fell into the open borewell pit in a cucumber garden, sources said on Friday.

As per the report, the Amreli fire brigade and a 108 emergency team swiftly reached the site. It was estimated that the girl was trapped at a depth of 45 to 50 feet. The 108 team started supplying oxygen into the borewell, and the fire department began the rescue operation using cameras.

Similar incidents have occurred in the state before. A few months ago, a two-year-old girl fell into a borewell while playing in Ran village of Kalyanpur taluk, Dwarka. The fire department and a team of doctors responded promptly but despite hours of effort, the girl was declared dead at the hospital after being rescued.

In another incident, a girl fell into a borewell near a construction site in Vadodara contentment. The daughter of a labourer, she fell into a 10 feet deep borewell while playing. The fire brigade managed to rescue her after an hour, but she too was declared dead at the hospital following the incident.

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