Kupwara: Man jumps into well to rescue minor boy, both get stuck

Police, fire services dept on the spot to rescue the duo
Rescue operation going on in Kupwara
Rescue operation going on in Kupwara

Kupwara, Nov 18:  Authorities have launched a rescue operation to find an 11-year-old boy and a man who tried to help him to get out of a well at Hatmulla in Nagri area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Quoting local sources, news agency GNS reported that a minor boy namely Firdous Ahmad Mir, son of Nazir Ahmad Mir accidently fell into a well at Hatmulla this evening. 

“Soon after the news spread, a local Mohammad Shafi Mir went inside the well in a bid to rescue the minor, however both of them got trapped as a mudslide occurred in the meantime," the sources said.

“The police was intimated to rescue the trapped duo, following which they launched a rescue operation alongside the Fire & Emergency Services Department at the site”, they said.

While confirming the incident, a police official said that the rescue operation is going on at the spot. “We are making every possible effort to rescue the duo”, the official said.

Related Stories

No stories found.
Greater Kashmir