Toddler who fell into borewell dies



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