Man falls into unknown well: Rescued with the help of tower location
Thrissur: On September 23 (Thursday) 2:30 am, the fire and rescue personnel in Thrissur received a call through emergency helpline number 101. “Sir, I am trapped in a well. Kindly rescue me”, a man pleaded. When the fire and rescue official asked about the location, the man replied that he was in a well behind Oushadhi Pharmaceutical Company in Kuttanellur. They rushed to the spot and also met the friends of the person in the meantime. Ollur police also arrived at the spot after being informed by his friends. Despite searches, these three groups were not able to find the man.
The person who fell into the well is a tanker lorry driver. The friends were accompanying him in the lorry on the incident night; when reached Nadathara at 11 o'clock, he left them to relieve himself.
The search continued in and around Kuttanellur and Padavarad. In the meantime, Ollur police traced the tower location of the person. It helped them understand the person was actually trapped inside a public well in Anchery region which is three kilometres away from the place where he stopped the vehicle. By 5:30 am, he was found inside the public well in Pallan colony of Anchery. Fire and rescue personnel rescued him.
Fire and rescue personnel, doubted whether the person was a drug addict. While doing rescue operations, he was reportedly seen taking drugs inside the well. He resisted to get out of the well. Later he was rescued by using nets. He also suffered some small injuries.
According to him, he felt somebody chasing him and while trying to escape he fell into the well.