Toddler who fell into borewell dies

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 19, 2010 - 00:48

Hyderabad: Efforts to rescue a one-and-half
year-old boy, who fell into a 30-feet borewell in a village in
Andhra Pradesh yesterday, failed as rescue operators fished
out his body today.

The boy D Mahesh slipped and fell into the defunct open
borewell at an agricultural field in Warangal district`s Tulsa
tanda last eveining while playing. His parents were working on
the other side of the field when the incident happened.

However, despite almost 24 hours of rescue operations,
the toddler could not be saved, police said.

His body was fished out by a 10-member rescue team after
digging a parallel 30-ft pit nearby the borewell, they said.

-PTI



First Published: Tuesday, January 19, 2010 - 00:48

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