18-month-old falls into 60-ft borewell in Haryana

18-month-old falls into 60-ft borewell in Haryana

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A one-and-a-half year boy fell into a 60-feet borewell in a village in Haryana's Hisar district on Wednesday and a massive operation has been launched to rescue him, officials said.        

A villager said the incident occurred when Nadim was playing outside his house.

A team of experts from the National Disaster Response Force and the Army, assisted by civil and police authorities, has launched an operation rescue him.        

Earthmoving equipment has been pressed into service to rescue the child and oxygen tubes have been dropped inside the well to help him breathe. A medical team is also present at the site.