Udupi, Feb 16: A man, who was trapped in 15-feet-deep hole following a landslide during borwell digging work at a remote area in the coastal district, was finally rescued after a prolonged effort today.
The man, identified as Rohit, suffered minor injuries in the incident.
The incident took place at Maravanthe village near Baindur in Udupi district.
Rohit was trapped when the land around borewell was being dug collapsed suddenly. It took around six hours for the rescue workers to rescue him.
Landslide at borewell site: Man trapped in 15-feet deep hole rescued after 6 hours