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Chhattisgarh man trapped between two rocks rescued after 70 hrs

Ramprasad was crossing Ranvahi hills Wednesday afternoon when he slipped and got trapped in a peculiar manner at a height of around 80 feet.

A VILLAGER who was trapped between two rocks in a village in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh was rescued Saturday afternoon after more than 70 hours.

Ramprasad was crossing Ranvahi hills Wednesday afternoon when he slipped and got trapped in a peculiar manner at a height of around 80 feet.

While his face was out and he was able to talk to people,the rest of his body was trapped between two heavy rocks.

A police team,including Superintendent of Police R N Dash,and rescue teams from capital Raipur reached the spot,but they could not rescue him.

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“If we tried to break the rocks,some pieces could have crushed or at least severely injured him,” said a district officer.

Rescue teams kept him on liquid diet for three days as locals surrounded him and kept encouraging him.

A disaster management team reached Saturday and finally safely rescued him.