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A man hailing from the United Kingdom who fell into a well on the Indonesian island of Bali has been rescued after six days.

According to reports, Jacob Roberts, 29, broke his leg after falling into the four metre deep well in Pecatu village while being chased by a dog.

The well was dry but because of his broken leg he was not able to get out.

Witnesses were quoted as saying there was a small amount of water in the well which likely kept him alive.

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

The resident had been looking for cattle feed near the area, which was in an isolated part of the village.

He alerted the local authorities.

He had to be lifted out of the well by three men in protective suits.

It wasn’t clear whether Roberts was a resident or a tourist in Bali.

Bali has been on lockdown for months due to the virus outbreak, though several places have now began cautiously re-opening.


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