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The well was full of water. After that there was a crowd there. Suddenly the well collapsed due to the weight of the crowd.
A major accident took place in Ganjbasoda of Vidisha district in Madhya Pradesh at 9 pm on Thursday night. After the fall of a child in the well here, due to the people who came to take him out, the well collapsed. Many people fell inside. Their number is not clear, but by 9.55 pm, 20 people had been evacuated and taken to the hospital.
During this night, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was also in Vidisha district. He has dispatched officers to the spot. Vidisha’s in-charge minister Vishwas Sarang has also been dispatched from Bhopal. The CM has given information about the incident by tweeting. Relief and rescue operations have been started on the spot. NDRF and SDRF teams have reached the spot.
It is being told that a 14-year-old boy had fallen into the well at night in the Red Plateau area of Ganjbasoda. The well was full of water. After that there was a crowd there. Suddenly the well collapsed due to the weight of the crowd. Due to this, about 20 people standing there fell into the well. Administration officials also reached the spot as soon as the incident came to light. Relief and rescue operations were started immediately with the help of JCBs and other machines. By around 9:55 pm, more than 20 people were safely evacuated and taken to the hospital. At the same time, 5 people have not been traced.
According to the information, the well is about 30 feet deep. It has 15 to 20 feet of water. The well is being emptied for rescue. Rescue and relief operations are facing difficulties due to darkness.
Relief and rescue operations have been started on the spot.
Chief Minister tweeted information
Since the Chief Minister was already present in Vidisha district itself. He informed about the incident by tweeting. After this, immediately the team of NDRF and SDRF reached the spot and started the rescue. The Chief Minister has made his control room in Vidisha itself. From there, the whole matter is being monitored. CM said that IG, Commissioner, Collector, SP and other officers have been sent to the spot. In addition, modern equipment has been sent there to be used in the rescue work.
CM cancels his visit to Delhi at night
theChief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was supposed to go to Delhi at 9 pm, but after getting information about the accident, he decided to stay in Vidisha for the night. Probably the Chief Minister may visit Delhi on Friday. Actually, the Chief Minister has to attend the virtual inauguration program of the flight starting from Delhi to Gwalior. This program will be held at 12 noon in the presence of Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia, Minister of State General VK Singh.
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