Two bears were rescued by forest officials in Maharashtra after they had accidentally fallen into a well on Tuesday.
The incident came to light after Susanta Nanda of the Indian Forest Service shared a video of the rescue mission on Twitter. He applauded the officials for saving the bears.
The two bears were rescued with the help of a ladder by the officials and staff from the Salekasa Range in Gondia. The 41-second-long video shows the bears climbing out of the well after the ladder was lowered into it.
"Amidst the two gloomy news of Corona and Amphan we are navigating here, this cheered my heart. Officials and staff from Salekasa Range, Gondia, Maharashtra, rescued two bears that had fallen in wells. All gratitude to these frontline green warriors," Nanda said in the tweet.
Amidst the two gloomy news of Corona & Amphan we are navigating here, this cheered my heart. Officials and staff from Salekasa Range, Gondia, Maharashtra rescued two bears that had fallen in wells.— Susanta Nanda IFS (@susantananda3) May 20, 2020
All gratitude to these frontline green warriors🙏 pic.twitter.com/MSasvjFYUj
The video has been going viral and has been viewed nearly 8000 times till now
The officials were praised by the netizens for the heroic rescue operation.