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Goa footbridge collapse: 15 people rescued, five admitted to hospital

ANI  |  Curchorem (Goa) [India] 

Total fifteen people were rescued till now and five of them have been admitted to a hospital after a Portuguese era footbridge collapsed in South Goa's Curchorem.

50 persons fell into a river following the collapse of the footbridge.

The incident took place when the police were attempting to rescue a youth who jumped off the bridge.

The police and the fire brigade are currently at spot.

The rescue operation is currently underway.

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 23:18 IST