Minor girl rescued from borewell referred to Patna hospital

Munger: The three-year-old girl, who was rescued from a 110-feet deep borewell here, has been referred to Patna for further treatment.

The minor girl, who was rescued on Wednesday night after a 30-hour-long rescue operation, is currently undergoing treatment at Sadar Hospital here.

The three-year-old was playing inside her house when she suddenly slipped into the deep hole which was being dug for constructing the borewell on Tuesday afternoon.

Soon after, rescue teams comprising of personnel from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) were pressed into action.

Two small teams were deployed at the spot in order to augment the rescue efforts. One team was airlifted from base Bihta in Patna to Murgiachak area. The other was mobilized from the NDRF Base to Munger by road.

The girl was finally rescued at 9:35 pm on Wednesday, after which she was admitted to Sadar hospital.

Meanwhile, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said strict action would be taken against those who dig bore wells and leave the job halfway.