Gujarat: Toddler dies after falling into 300 ft deep bore well

  • Agencies, Surendranagar (Gujarat)
  • Updated: Apr 26, 2016 17:05 IST
Rescue operations to bring out a one-year-old girl from a 300 ft deep bore well in Gujarat’s Surendranagar district. The toddler died while doctors were trying to revive her in hospital. (ANI)

A one-year-old girl, who had fallen into a bore well in Gujarat’s Surendranagar district, died on Tuesday morning during the treatment after being rescued.

The toddler had fallen in the 300 feet deep bore well in Juna Ghanshyamgadh village in Dhrangadhra taluka at around 7 pm on Monday evening.

The parents informed the village chief when they came to know of the incident and the chief, in turn, sought the help of district administration.

Soon, a team comprising of National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) personnel, police and fire department officials rushed to the spot and began the rescue operations using CCTV cameras, oxygen cylinders and ropes.

The child was pulled out of the bore well after five hours and taken to hospital where she while the doctors were trying to revive her.

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