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NDRF rescues girl from borewell in Haryana

Chandigarh

04-November-2019

A five-year-old girl was recovered by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Monday from a 50-foot borewell in Haryana's Karnal district after a 10-hour operation, police said.

The child named Shivani fell into the borewell while playing near her house in Hari Singh Pura village in Gharaunda block at 3 p.m. on Sunday.

The family informed the district administration about the incident at around 9 p.m.

The child, who was lying upside down in the borewell, was shifted to Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College in Karnal immediately after being rescued, an official said.IANS