Infant falls into borewell in AP; rescue on

Hyderabad: A one-year-old boy fell into a borewell while playing near his house at a village in Andhra Pradesh's Mahabubnagar district on Wednesday, police said.

Tirumalesh, who was playing near his house at Bingidoddi village, slipped into the 20-feet deep abandoned borewell this evening, police said.

After hearing the cries of the infant, villagers approached revenue and police officials for help, they said.

Revenue authorities are digging a hole parallel to the borewell to rescue Tirumalesh, a police official supervising the work said.

Parents of the child and a large number of villagers gathered at the scene.