Boy falls into open borewell, dies in Sabarkantha
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Last Updated: Friday, September 18, 2009, 00:34
Ahmedabad: A 11-year-old boy, who had fallen into an open borewell at Rupal village in Sabarkantha district, died this evening.

District Collector M Thennarasan said, "We were able to bring out the boy Kirtan Pranani at 6.30 pm, but he was declared dead by the doctors," adding that Kirtan had got stuck in the borewell at a depth of 20-feet.

According to the district collector, the incident took place around noon, when Kirtan studying in class 6th was playing with some of his friends in a nearby farm.

"Having got the information, we immediately launched the rescue operation and two earth movers were deployed there and even an Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation's rescue team was rushed to the spot to rescue the child safely," he said adding that unfortunately their efforts could not save the child.

Bureau Report

First Published: Friday, September 18, 2009, 00:34

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