On December 6, an eight-year-old boy fell into a borewell at a village in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh and became stuck at a depth of about 40 feet. His body was recovered on Saturday morning.
They reported that the boy, Tanmay, had fallen into the borewell at Mandavi village on Tuesday evening.
It was around 5 a.m. on Saturday that the boy was rescued. He was, however, declared dead,” said State Home Guard Commandant S R Azami, who participated in the rescue operation.
Immediately following the boy’s fall into the borewell at around 5 pm on Tuesday, at a depth of 35 ft to 40 ft, a rescue operation was launched. An earthmoving machine was used to dig a parallel tunnel. It was reported that emergency efforts were being made to reach the child and rescue him.
In the incident, the boy was playing in a field when he was injured. Police had earlier stated that a borewell had been dug recently.
According to district collector Amanbir Singh Bains on Friday, the boy has not responded.
The aftermath of Cyclone Mandous has caused heavy rains in southern Andhra Pradesh.