Bijapur, Sep 1 (ANI: A four-year-old girl fell into a 150-foot deep borewell in a sugar cane field of Devar Nimbaragi village in Bijapur district on Monday.
According to sources, the girl, Yegavva alias Kanchan, had accompanied her grandmother for tending sheep. Kanchan fell into the abandoned borewell while chasing a sheep around 12:30 pm. As the attempts to rescue the girl failed, villagers informed Chadachan police, who rushed to the spot.
The administration has roped in rescue workers to take out the child.
A team of doctors has ensured oxygen supply into the borewell to facilitate the child's breathing. he rescue work is still on.
This is not the first case of a child falling into an uncovered manhole in the country.
Earlier, authorities rescued a two-year-old girl Vandana in Agra who accidentally fell into a 45-feet borewell at Tehra village.
In a similar incident, a five-year-old boy, Prince, fell into a 53 feet and 1.5 wide shaft in Shahbad, Haryana in July 2006. The army rescued him from the pit after two days of rescue operations. (ANI)