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

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Kupwara:  Authorities had to launch a rescue operation Friday 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.

“Police was intimated to rescue the trapped duo, following which they launched a rescue operation along with the Fire & Emergency Services department sleuths 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.

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