30 students injured after bridge collapses in Assam’s Karimganj
30 students were injured when a hanging bridge built three years ago collapsed in Assam’s Karimganj.
At least 30 students were injured when a hanging bridge collapsed in Assam’s Karimganj district while the students were returning home from school.
The incident took place on Monday in Cheragi area of Ratabari assembly constituency of Karimganj district.
According to reports, the hanging bridge over the Singla river is the only bridge that connects the village to the Cheragi area. Students have been using the bridge for the past several years to reach other areas and schools.
On Monday, when the students of Cheragi Vidyapeeth High School tried to cross the Singla river, the hanging bridge suddenly collapsed and several students fell into the river.
Locals reached the spot and pulled the students out of the river.
At least 30 students were injured in the incident and were admitted to a nearby hospital.