Child who fell into 450-ft deep borewell found dead
June 25, 2017  09:43
Rescue workers today pulled out dead the 14-month girl who had accidentally slipped into an open borewell in Telangana's Ranga Reddy district on Thursday.  

After about 58 hours of rescue operation involving different agencies, the child, the daughter of a farm labourer, was found dead today, the police said.  

The girl, fondly known as Chinnari, was playing with her elder sister when she accidentally fell in the nearly 450-feet-deep open borewell in a field at Ekkareddyguda village of Chevella mandal, about 60 km from Hyderabad, on Thursday around 7.15 pm. 

"She is declared dead...we called off the rescue operation at 6 am after her remains were retrieved," Cyberabad Police Commissioner Sandeep Shandilya said.  

The authorities had yesterday said chances of the child's survival were bleak.  

The efforts to rescue the child had started from 8 pm on Thursday using different methods. However, today her remains were found stuck at around 245 feet, the police said.
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