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Race against time to save boy, eight, stuck down a 400ft well in Madhya Pradesh, India for 16 hours

A determined bid is underway to save an eight-year-old boy who has been trapped inside a well for greater than 16 hours.  

Tanmay Sahu plunged down the disused 400ft well whereas he was taking part in in the Betul district of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday night time.

The state’s catastrophe response drive has descended on the scene and is in a race against time to rescue the boy, who’s stuck some 55ft down.

Dramatic pictures present the kid wedged in a tiny hole along with his palms above his head

A determined bid is underway to save eight-year-old Tanmay Sahu (pictured) who has been trapped inside a well for greater than 16 hours

Tanmay Sahu plunged down the disused 400ft well while he was playing in the Betul district of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday night. Dramatic images show the child wedged in a tiny gap with his hands above his head

Tanmay Sahu plunged down the disused 400ft well whereas he was taking part in in the Betul district of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday night time. Dramatic pictures present the kid wedged in a tiny hole along with his palms above his head

Rescuers are administering oxygen to the boy. 

Betul Additional District Magistrate Shyamendra Jayaswal stated he could also be unconscious as a result of he was ‘not responding’. 

Jayaswal informed information company ANI: ‘The rescue operation has been underway since we obtained the knowledge. Efforts are being made to take out the kid. 

‘At 2.30am SDRF [State Disaster Response Force], Home guards, and Police groups reached the spot to rescue the kid. It may take one other two-three hours.’ 

Jaiswal added: ‘It is taking extra time than what we anticipated as a result of there are stones. 

‘We known as a breaker machine at night time to break the stones. JCB and poclain machines are additionally getting used.’ 

Tanmay’s father, Sunil Sahu, informed India newspaper The Hindu that the boy fell into the borewell whereas taking part in at round 5pm on December 6.

He stated he was taking part in in the farm after which he went to one other area the place the incident occurred. 

‘My 12-year-old daughter noticed him and knowledgeable me that he fell into the borewell. We instantly rushed to the spot. He was respiration and we listened to his sound from the borewell. The rescue operation was began from 6pm onwards on Tuesday,’ Sahu informed the publication.  

State chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan tweeted: ‘The incident of an 8-year-old boy falling into a borewell in Mandvi village of Aathner block of Betul is unhappy. 

Rescuers are administering oxygen to the boy. Betul Additional district magistrate Shyamendra Jayaswal said he may be unconscious as he was 'not responding'

Rescuers are administering oxygen to the boy. Betul Additional district Justice of the Peace Shyamendra Jayaswal stated he could also be unconscious as he was ‘not responding’

‘I’ve instructed the native administration to take the required steps. I’m in fixed contact with the administration. 

‘The rescue crew is making an attempt to save the kid safely. I pray for the well-being of the harmless.’

One video shared on-line exhibits a crowd at night time watching as rescuers proceed with the operation.

In a picture posted on social media a yellow tube being dangled down the opening to present oxygen for the boy.  

State catastrophe administration groups have been despatched from Hoshangabad metropolis and the state’s capital Bhopal.

It is widespread for farmers in India to arrange borewells – deep wells dug into the bottom for irrigation – due to water shortages. 

The wells are left open as soon as they’re out of use, which signifies that they current a danger to the general public. 

Numerous kids have grow to be trapped inside slender borewells and have died from suffocation as a outcome. 

In June, an video captured the incredible moment an 18-month-old baby boy was pulled out of a 500ft well after falling into it when playing nearby

In June, an video captured the incredible moment an 18-month-old baby boy was pulled out of a 500ft well after falling into it when playing nearby

In June, a video captured the unbelievable second an 18-month-old child boy was pulled out of a 500ft well after falling into it when taking part in close by 

In May, a six-year-old boy who fell into a 300-foot-deep borewell died after a seven-hour-long rescue operation at Khiala Bulanda village in Uttar Pradesh, northern India. 

But there have been a variety of miraculous rescues – together with some which have captured international consideration.

In June, a video captured the unbelievable second an 18-month-old child boy was pulled out of a 500ft well after falling into it when taking part in close by.

Identified as Shivan Badhel, the boy was the main focus of a military rescue mission lasting 45 minutes on 7 June in Dudapur Village, Dhrangadhra Taluka, in the Surendranagar district in Gujarat, western India.  

Days later, a 10-year-old deaf and mute boy who was stuck down an 80ft well in India for 4 days was discovered alive.

In June, a 10-year-old deaf and mute boy who was stuck down an 80ft well in India for four days was found alive

In June, a 10-year-old deaf and mute boy who was stuck down an 80ft well in India for four days was found alive

In June, a 10-year-old deaf and mute boy who was stuck down an 80ft well in India for 4 days was discovered alive 

Rahul Sahu fell down the waterhole whereas taking part in in the yard of his home in the central state of Chhattisgarh.

The incident sparked a huge rescue operation of greater than 500 folks, together with military, police and catastrophe reduction officers, who had been affected by unhealthy climate, venomous snakes and scorpions.

Last December, a one-year-old woman was rescued from a borewell in Madhya Pradesh’s Chatarpur, reported ANI.

And in 2019, a two-year-old toddler was pulled out useless from a well after a four-day rescue effort in the northern state of Punjab. 

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