11-Year-Old rescued from borewell in Chhattisgarh

An 11-year-old boy with speech and hearing problems, who fell into a borewell in Chhattisgarh’s Janjgir Champa district, was rescued after a 104-hour operation on Tuesday night.

Rahul Sahu fell into an 80-feet borewell while playing in the backyard of his house in Pihrid village in Malkharoda development block at around 2 pm on June 10.

The 11-year-old was stuck at a depth of around 60 feet.

A total of over 500 personnel, including National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) officials, the Army, police and local administration were engaged in the massive rescue operation that started on Friday evening.