On Thursday, after rescue efforts of more than 40 hours, the 2.5-year-old girl who fell inside a 300-feet deep borewell in Madhya Pradesh’s Sehore died after was rescued in an unconscious state.
On Tuesday, at around 2:45 PM, Srishti while playing in the neighbour’s field, fell inside the borewell which was lying open. The rescue operation which went on for entire two days, finally ended today, the girl was pulled out in a critical condition, who later succumbed to her injuries.
A borewell rescue robot team had also arrived at the spot in the morning to save the girl.
The administration on Tuesday, was immediately informed after which officials rushed to the spot to undertake the rescue operation, which is in continuation since then.
The incident took place in Mungaoli Village in Sehore, MP.
As per the Sehore District Collector, Srishti was stuck at a depth of 20-feet but slid down further 50-feet as the efforts for her rescue continued. While reports said, she slid further down and wasstuck at 110-feet.
The Army, NDRF and SDRF teams were in force since Tuesday, for pulling Srishti out.
A team of experts from Rajasthan and Delhi were also called to help out in the operation to save the girl.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan who belongs to the same district, had also taken stock of the situation and had directed for Srishti’s safe evacuation.
Srishti was the daughter of Rahul Kushwaha and Rani Kushwaha. Oxygen was sent down the borewell with the help of a pipe on Tuesday. Cameras were also sent inside to monitor the situation.
Ambulance along with a team of doctors were on stand-by at the spot.
Rani said, about 50 m away from the house, their neighbor Nannu Lal had dug a borewell about three months ago but it was a failed attempt and the hole was left unattended.
In a similar incident, 4 days back a 2-year-old girl in Gujarat’s Jamnagar fell inside a 200 feet-deep borewell, who was pulled out after a massive operation of 19 hours but was declared dead.
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