British man rescued from a Bali well after six days

WION Web Team
Bali, Indonesia Updated: Jun 08, 2020, 10:28 AM(IST)

Britisher rescued from Bali well Photograph:( AFP )

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Alarms were raised after a local farmer heard his cries of help. After that, Jacob was rescued by a local and research team.

A 29-year-old was rescued from a well in Bali, Indonesia after six long days. Jacob Roberts, a British citizen, fell into the well in Pecatu village.

The visitor was in the Pecatu village when he was chased by a dog. While trying to save himself from the dog, he fell into a four-metre-deep concrete pit.

Alarms were raised after a local farmer heard his cries of help. After that, Jacob was rescued by a local and research team.

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“Jacob’s calls for help were heard by a local who was going to feed his cows,” local search and rescue chief Gede Darmada told reporters.

“He looked thin and injured,” South Kuta police chief Yusak Agustinus Sooai said after Jason’s rescue.

He has been admitted to a nearby hospital for treatment.

More details are awaited.

(With inputs from agencies)

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