Man found unconscious in 20-foot deep manhole

An Indonesian man was found unconscious after he fell into a 20-foot deep manhole
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MIRI: A 59-year-old Indonesian man was found unconscious by rescuers after he fell into a 20-foot deep manhole this morning.

Lopeng fire station received the emergency call at 8.35am, informing them of the incident at Jalan by-pass Vista Perdana and rushed a team of firefighters to the scene.

Operation commanding officer PBK II KUP Wan Sakawi Wan Kadir disclosed that the victim, identified as Ali Nafiah was doing repair work in the manhole when a wind blower pump from the above suddenly fell and hit him.

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With rope and ladder, firefighters scaled down into the manhole to rescue him.

Firefighters attempting to rescue an Indonesian man who fell into the manhole

Although they successfully carried him up to safety, the victim was unconscious.

He was rushed to the hospital by the Fire and Rescue department ambulance EMRS unit. — DayakDaily

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