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Tamil Nadu: Condolences pour in for 2-year-old Sujith, whose body was recovered after almost 80 hours

October 30, 2019 10:05 am

Sujith had fallen into a 600-feet abandoned borewell on Friday evening.

'Killer' borewells: Instances where children died, rescued from open pits

October 28, 2019 4:58 pm

The dangers posed by abandoned borewells have come to the fore once again after a two-year-old toddler fell into a 600-feet abandoned borewell in Nadukattupatti in Tamil Nadu.

Fatehveer death case: 45 open borewells sealed, says Punjab government

June 13, 2019 1:29 am

Reports filed by district deputy commissioners indicate that of the 45 borewells sealed so far, 26 were located in Fatehgarh Sahib district, 13 each were found in Bassi Pathana and Khera blocks.

Rescuers yet to reach 2-year-old stuck in Punjab borewell

June 09, 2019 3:49 am

A jute bag that fell on his face is not allowing the rescue team to provide him with juice or food. There isn’t enough space in the 9-inch diameter borewell for the child to make any movement to remove the cloth. He is stuck at a depth of around 125 feet.

Toddler rescued from borewell after two-day-long operation in Haryana's Hisar

March 22, 2019 7:32 pm

After the boy fell in the borewell on Wednesday, authorities had launched a rescue operation with assistance being provided by the Army.

Pune: 6-year-old boy falls in 200-feet deep borewell, rescue operation underway

February 21, 2019 4:51 am

The incident took place in the afternoon in Thorandale village in Ambegaon taluka, some 75 kilometres from Pune city. Rescue officials said that the boy is stuck at a depth of around 10 to 12 feet.

Maharashtra: Five-year-old boy stuck in borewell dies

June 27, 2017 4:13 pm

Mangesh Jadhav from Virali village in Maan tehsil fell into the borewell at an agricultural field in the village, located around 85 kms from the Satara district headquarters, at about 2.30 pm on Monday.

Toddler falls into borewell in Telangana; rescue on

June 22, 2017 11:39 pm

"The girl accidentally fell into the open agriculture borewell when she was with father," Assistant Commissioner of Police (Chevella Division) Ch Sruta Keerthi told PTI, adding that as per information the depth of the borewell is around 40 feet.

Two workers die after inhaling toxic gases while cleaning borewell

March 07, 2016 2:31 am

The borewell with a 2.5-foot diameter was nearly 40-foot deep.

Child stuck in open borewell, village officials booked for neglect

August 04, 2014 8:51 pm

The six-year-old kid fell into the borewell on Sunday afternoon when he was going to his farm with his brother.