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Man trapped in 35ft deep well at Tangmarg rescued after 9 hours

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Baramulla: A 45-year-old man was successfully rescued on Thursday evening after remaining trapped for 9 hours in a 35ft deep well in north Kashmir’s Tangmarg village in Baramulla district.

The incident unfolded when the individual slipped into the well, with the authorities responding swiftly to the distress call, employing specialized equipment and skilled personnel to rescue the individual from the perilous situation.

Officials said that after hours of intense efforts, the rescue team including SDRF, J&K Police, locals in particular managed to rescue the individual identified as Bashir Ahmed Rather from the well.

Rather (45), a father of six children from Karhama Kunzer reportedly fell into the well in a nearby Dhobiwan locality at around 11 pm. After a tense and challenging operation, the man was finally lifted to the surface in an injured condition, they said.

He was rushed to a nearby medical facility for necessary treatment, they added.

Meanwhile, locals hailed the efforts of civil administration, hospital authorities, F&ES, CRPF especially the rescue team including the SDRF, J&K Police and the locals who fought the major rescue operation from the morning. (KNO)

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