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Dramatic rescue saves Thai baby who fell down well

By Matt Murphy

BBC News



Rescue workers reach the side of the well shaft on Tuesday morning



A baby girl has been rescued by authorities after she fell down a deep well in northern Thailand.


The 19-month-old child fell down the 13m (42ft) deep shaft while playing on Monday afternoon in Tak province, near the Myanmar border.


Authorities launched an overnight rescue operation after the girl's parents - who had been working in a nearby field - raised the alarm.


She was taken to hospital and treated for minor injuries, officials said.


Full story: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-64553751



-- © Copyright BBC 2023-02-08

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