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Spain: Technical setbacks slow search for boy in deep hole

Jan 17, 2019 - Associated Press

MADRID (AP) - Spanish rescuers on the fourth day of a frantic race to reach a 2-year-old boy trapped in a borehole clung to hope of finding the toddler alive despite massive setbacks in getting to the bottom of the deep and narrow cavity.

The operation to rescue Julen Rosello from the shaft has gripped Spain since he fell into it Sunday during a family meal in the countryside northeast of Malaga.

Adults can't fit in the 110-meter (360-foot) deep, 25 centimeter-diameter (10-inch) hole...