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5-year-old boy falls into borewell, dies in Andhra Pradesh

Karimnagar, Andhra Pradesh:  A five-year-old boy on Friday died after falling into a 20-feet deep borewell in Pallemkunta village in Andhra Pradesh.

K Ajith slipped into the open borewell on Friday afternoon in an agriculture field in Malhar area, about 75 kilometres from Karimnagar, said G Udaykumar Reddy, Deputy Superintendent of Police of Gadavarikhani.

Police and revenue officials rushed to the spot and started rescue operations but could not save the boy as the borewell was filled with water, he said.

The body of the victim was later recovered, police added.

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