Khurda: A 13-year-old minor boy showed his chivalry by rescuing a child, who had fallen into a well in Balianta area on outskirts of Bhubaneswar.
The brave boy was identified as Papu, eldest son of Sanatan Sahoo, who works as the mason.
The incident was reported from Bainchua area under Balianta police limit on Thursday evening.
According to reports, Lipu Sahoo (6), youngest son of Baikuntha Sahoo of Bainchua Badhei Sahi, fell into an uncovered well while playing with six other friends after coming from school. To rescue the child, the minor boy Papu, jumped into the 30-ft deep well putting his life at risk.
While he tried to come out of the well holding the child on his shoulder, the villagers rushed the spot and rescued them with a rope. Both were admitted to the hospital for treatment.