x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 23 January 2018

Child rescued from 11-metre deep well in Al Ain

The Pakistani toddler was only lightly injured in long tumble down a dry well, and was pulled out by Civil Defence member.

A three-year-old Pakistani boy escaped with only minor injuries after falling 11 metres down a dry well inside an old house in Al Ain on Monday, according to the Public Safety and Emergency department. Civil Defence was called to the home and lowered one of its members down the well to save the child.