A ten-year-old Vietnamese boy who fell into the slim open shaft of a concrete pile at a development web site on New Yr’s Eve has been confirmed lifeless, state media mentioned Wednesday.
Rescuers spent practically 100 hours attempting to free Ly Hao Nam from the 35-meter lengthy help pillar pushed into the bottom, however with out success, on-line newspaper VnExpress cited an area authorities official as saying.
“The authorities have decided that the sufferer has died and try to recuperate his physique for the funeral,” deputy chairman of the southern province of Dong Thap, Doan Tan Buu, was quoted as saying.
Nam was heard crying for assist shortly after he fell into the hole concrete pile, which has a diameter of 25 cm, on Saturday at a bridge development web site within the Mekong delta province the place he had been looking with pals for scrap iron.
Earlier on Wednesday, Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh had urged the rescuers and native authorities to mobilize all gear and forces wanted, the federal government mentioned.