A 5-year-old boy who fell into a 110-feet deep borewell in Mathura was rescued today after eight hours of operations.
Praveen, from Agaryala village in Shergarh, was trying to pluck fruits from a mulberry tree located near the well on Saturday evening when he fell.
Sher Singh, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Mathura said: "The child is perfectly fine, he is not facing any problems but as a precaution, we have given him some necessary medicines. He will stay admitted for the night and will be released tomorrow."
Anil Kumar Singh, Assistant Commander NDRF said, "It took us hours to rescue the child, and the army also helped us in the rescue operations."
District administration official said that as soon as the news of the incident was received, local authorities rushed to the spot to rescue the child.