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Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh took to twitter handle and said he is constantly monitoring the rescue operations by NDRF, local administration and outside experts, which have reached the required depth and are locating the two-year-old boy past 5 days.

In a series of tweets, out of the blue Punjab’s CM started updating people about what actions government is taking for the toddler, even offered a helpline number.

Captain tweeted, “Have directed all DCs to ensure that no such open borewell exists in any of the districts & have asked them to submit a report within 24 hours. You can call on our helpline number 0172-2740397 if you have information about any such open borewells in your area.”

Toddler identified, Fatehveer Singh boy fell into a 150 ft borewell in a field near his house located in the fields on the Sunam-Sheron road.

Lack of equipments and expertise of the rescue team, snags one after another were blamed for the delay in the massive rescue operation that entered its fifth day on Monday.

A team of doctors and ambulances were stationed at the spot to provide emergency aid.

A two-year-old boy fell into a 150 ft borewell in a field near his house located in the fields on the Sunam-Sheron road on Thursday evening.

The toddler identified as Fatehveer Singh is believed to be stuck at a depth of 110 feet in the borewell that has a nine-inch diameter.

Fatehveer’s grandmother said that the borewell was covered with a cloth and the boy accidentally stepped on it while playing.

A National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the district administration had launched a joined operation to rescue the child.

To bring out the toddler safely, officials had said that the JCB machines and tractors have also been pressed into service for digging and the villagers have put their efforts to arrange special lighting arrangements in the area. But still after 5 days, there is no progress seen.

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