Rescuers continue efforts to free boy stuck in well

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Rescue efforts were underway in northern China's Hebei province on Wednesday, November 9th as a 6-year-old boy has been stuck in a well for three days, state media reported.

The boy accidentally fell into an abandoned well, with a depth of more than 40 meters and width of only 30 centimetres, on Sunday morning in Baoding city.

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Excavators work around the dry well in which the boy trapped at Zhongmengchang Village on November 8, 2016 in Baoding, Hebei Province of China. Over 50 excavators, some one thousand rescuers and residents have worked for over 60 hours to rescue the 5-year-old boy who fell into a 40-meter deep dry well sine the noon on November 6 in Lixian County, Hebei.

(Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

A red umbrella shades the dry well in which the boy trapped at Zhongmengchang Village on November 8, 2016 in Baoding, Hebei Province of China. Over 50 excavators, some one thousand rescuers and residents have worked for over 60 hours to rescue the 5-year-old boy who fell into a 40-meter deep dry well sine the noon on November 6 in Lixian County, Hebei.

(Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

Excavators work around the dry well (shaded by red umbrella) in which the boy trapped at Zhongmengchang Village on November 8, 2016 in Baoding, Hebei Province of China. Over 50 excavators, some one thousand rescuers and residents have worked for over 60 hours to rescue the 5-year-old boy who fell into a 40-meter deep dry well sine the noon on November 6 in Lixian County, Hebei.

(Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

Excavators are seen at site to search for a boy fell into a 40-metre-deep well on November 6, in Baoding, Hebei province, China, November 8, 2016. Picture taken November 8, 2016.

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Relief goods arrive for rescue works around the dry well in which the boy trapped at Zhongmengchang Village on November 8, 2016 in Baoding, Hebei Province of China. Over 50 excavators, some one thousand rescuers and residents have worked for over 60 hours to rescue the 5-year-old boy who fell into a 40-meter deep dry well sine the noon on November 6 in Lixian County, Hebei.

(Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

Excavators work around the dry well (shaded by red umbrella) in which the boy trapped at Zhongmengchang Village on November 8, 2016 in Baoding, Hebei Province of China. Over 50 excavators, some one thousand rescuers and residents have worked for over 60 hours to rescue the 5-year-old boy who fell into a 40-meter deep dry well sine the noon on November 6 in Lixian County, Hebei.

(Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

People do rescue work around the dry well (shaded by red umbrella) in which the boy trapped at Zhongmengchang Village on November 8, 2016 in Baoding, Hebei Province of China. Over 50 excavators, some one thousand rescuers and residents have worked for over 60 hours to rescue the 5-year-old boy who fell into a 40-meter deep dry well sine the noon on November 6 in Lixian County, Hebei.

(Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

Excavators work around the dry well (shaded by red umbrella) in which the boy trapped at Zhongmengchang Village on November 8, 2016 in Baoding, Hebei Province of China. Over 50 excavators, some one thousand rescuers and residents have worked for over 60 hours to rescue the 5-year-old boy who fell into a 40-meter deep dry well sine the noon on November 6 in Lixian County, Hebei.

(Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

Excavators work around the dry well in which the boy trapped at Zhongmengchang Village on November 8, 2016 in Baoding, Hebei Province of China. Over 50 excavators, some one thousand rescuers and residents have worked for over 60 hours to rescue the 5-year-old boy who fell into a 40-meter deep dry well sine the noon on November 6 in Lixian County, Hebei.

(Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

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Rescuers and excavators were dispatched to dig at the site, attempting to reach the boy, China's state broadcaster CCTV reported.

As of Wednesday morning, rescuers were still a few more meters away from the bottom of the well after dozens hours of digging efforts, CCTV said.

Rescuers kept providing oxygen into the well but they haven't received any response from the boy, the report said.

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