Added on : 2023-06-04 11:27:27
The body of a two-year-old, who fell into a borewell in Gujarat's Jamnagar district, was retrieved after hectic rescue efforts by multiple agencies for 19 hours, an official said on Sunday. The toddler belonged to a tribal family working as labourers on a farm at Tamachan village, some 40 km from Jamnagar city. She had been stuck at a depth of 20-feet after falling into the nearly 200-feet-deep borewell in an agricultural field while playing at around 9.30 am on Saturday.A massive operation involving the Army, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and local fire personnel was launched to rescue the girl. She was brought out at around 5.45 am on Sunday and declared dead, Jamnagar taluka development officer N A Sarvaiya said.