10 Mar 2024

Delhi: Child falls into 40 feet deep borewell in Delhi Jal Board plant, NDRF rescue operation underway

In the national capital late on Saturday night, a child fell into a 40-feet deep borewell built in the water treatment plant of Delhi Jal Board, and a rescue operation is underway to bring him out safely. The officers provided this information. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and Delhi Fire Service (DFS) are conducting a joint operation to save the child. No information has been received about the identity of the child who fell into the borewell.

DFS chief Atul Garg said that at around 1 am, information was received that a person had fallen into a borewell built at the DJB plant in Keshopur Mandi area of West Delhi. He said, “After receiving the information, five fire brigade vehicles were sent to the spot. Later we got information from our officials that a child had fallen into a 40-feet deep borewell.”

NDRF team also at the spot

He said that immediate rescue operation was started. NDRF team is also at the spot. Garg said the NDRF team would soon start digging another borewell parallel to the one in which the child fell.

Police officials said that as soon as information about the incident was received, a team was sent to the spot. 

Deputy Commissioner of Police (West) Vichitra Veer said, “In the night, Vikaspuri police station received information that a person had fallen into a borewell located at the Keshopur (Delhi) Jal Board office in West Delhi. Along with the local police, the fire brigade team also reached the spot. NDRF team was also called to the spot. Efforts are being made to bring the person out safely.'' The officer said no information has been received about the identity of the person who fell into the borewell.

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