6-year-old Hrithik trapped in borewell no more, Declared dead after 8 hours of the rescue operation in Hoshiarpur, Punjab
Hritik, a 6-year-old boy who had fallen into a 100-feet-deep borewell in Gadriwala village in #Hoshiarpur, Punjab on Sunday was rescued after 8 hours and declared dead.
Hoshiarpur: Tragedy hit Punjab, wherein Hrithik, the six-year-old boy, fell into an 80-feet deep borewell in Bairampur Chambowal village of Gaddiwala area of Hoshiarpur district, could not be saved. Army and NDRF pulled out the 6-year-old boy from the borewell after 8 hours. Seeing the critical condition, the child was immediately rushed to the hospital, where he was declared brought dead.
On the matter, the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has directed the district administration to provide immediate relief of Rs 2 lakh to the victim's family. CM Mann also expressed his condolences to the victim's family by tweeting that God give strength to the victim's family to bear this hour of grief.
Doctors said that Hrithik had died about an hour before he was pulled out of the borewell. His body was stiff. An attempt was also made to give breath to the child with an Ambu bag. Even injections were given, but there was no movement in the body. After this Hrithik was declared dead.
Hrithik's parents who fell in the borewell work in the fields. When the dog ran after Hrithik, he screamed and ran towards the borewell. People working in the nearby fields looked at Hrithik's shout. People raised their voices to drive away from the dog, but Hrithik fell into the borewell in front of their eyes. Seeing this, people raised an alarm. Immediately people working in the surrounding fields and villagers gathered.