British man saved after six days of getting stuck in Bali well

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British man saved after six days of getting stuck in Bali well

A British man who fell into a well on the Indonesian island of Bali has been saved after six days.

Jacob Roberts, 29, crackhis leg after falling into the 4m-deep well in Pecatu village while being chased by a dog, said AFP quoting local authorities.

The well was dry but his leg bring broke made it unable to get out. Witnesses say there was a small amount of water in the well which likely kept him alive.

Mr Roberts’ cries for help were eventually heard by a local inhabitant.

The resident had been looking for cattle feed near the area, which was in an isolated part of the village, said news outlet the Bali Sun. He alerted the local authorities.

“He looked thin and injured,” South Kuta police chief Yusak Agustinus Sooai said of Mr Roberts’ condition when he was found on Saturday.

Local search and rescue chief Gede Darmada said Mr Roberts was lifted out of the well in a stretcher by three men, according to the local search and rescue agency, Basarnas Bali.

It is not clear whether Mr Roberts was an inhabitant or a tourist in Bali.


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