A 2-year old girl child declared dead after was rescued from a bore well, into which she fell and was stuck for more than 21 hours in Gujarat’s Jamnagar district.
On Saturday, at around 9:30 am, Roshni, fell down inside a bore well, as soon as the local administration received information about the incident, around 11 am, it launched a rescue operation involving the fire department personnel.
The girl was stuck around 25-30 feet deep in the bore well. The incident took place in Tamachan hamlet, near the border of Jamwantli in Jamnagar tehsil
The rescue operation lasted for 21 hours and Roshni was with the assistance of the NDRF at about 5:45 am on Sunday.
She was immediately rushed to the GG Hospital in the city, where doctors after examination declared her dead. Roshni’s body has been sent for post-mortem, after the examination, the child’s body will be returned to her parents.
Roshni was the daughter of a labour working in the farm, where she got trapped inside the bore well. Roshni’s family is from Devpura in Madhya Pradesh.
According to Jamnagar Taluka Development Officer N A Sarvaiya, the rescue effort that Army and NDRF soldiers lasted all night.
A private bore well robot technology was also used in the rescue operation to fill the borewell with water.
Similar cases have been reported in the past, earlier in June last year, a two-year-old child fell into a bore well at a farm, the child was fortunately rescued with the efforts of multiple teams of disaster management soldiers, fire department officials, police and author authorities of the administration.
In 2010, the Supreme Court had issued guidelines to set up barbed wire fencing around the tube wells during construction, using steel plate covers fixed with bolts over the well assembly and filling up bore wells from the bottom to the ground level, to prevent any such incidents.
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