Guntur boy rescued safely from bore-well
6 months ago Global Daily Tribune . 0
Independence Day evening turned into a nightmare for a Guntur family when their two years old boy accidentally fell into an open bore well. A 10-Hour rescue operation was carried on by National Disaster Response Force to the save the 2-year-old boy, Chandrasekhar.
Chandrasekhar is admitted to the Government General Hospital in Guntur and is undergoing treatment. He is expected to get discharged today.
The 10 hours were an anxious wait for Chandrasekhar ‘s family & villagers of Ummadipaleman who cheered with joy along with the rescue team members when the boy was rescued from the bore well in the wee hours of around 2.30 am today.
The rescue mission was carried out with a 30-feet wide parallel crater. It was dug around the bore well, and a plank was inserted at 22-feet, to rescue Chandrasekhar, who was stuck around 15-feet. As mentioned by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team. With efforts of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), the boy did not slip down further and was finally rescued.
To Chandrasekhar’s rescue a mobile phone was also lowered into the bore well, so the child could hear his parent’s voice and remain calm and aid to rescue operations.
It took a 40 member National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team. This was led by Deputy Commandant Madhusudan Reddy to carry out the successful operation.
The NDRF team, police & Revenue teams were congratulated by the Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister (Home) N. China Rajappa, after the life-saving operation. N. China Rajappa further announced that concrete steps would be taken in the direction. The closing of borewells will be carried out throughout the State to prevent such untoward incidents.
The state health minister Mr K. Srinivasa Rao also visited Chandrasekhar in the Government General Hospital in Guntur and said his condition was stable.