Goa: 50 people fall into river after footbridge collapses in Curchorem, two dead, 30 missing

50 people fell into the river in South Goa when a footbridge collapsed.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 18, 2017 11:04 pm
Goa, Goa footbridge collapse, Goa footbridge collapse Curchorem, Curchorem bridge collapse, Goa bridge collapse, Goa news, Indian Express, India news Around 50 people fell off Portuguese-era Zuari footbridge in South Goa.

Over 50 people crowded on the Portuguese-era Zuari footbridge in South Goa’s Curchorem as a youth had jumped into the Sanvordem river in a suicide bid on Thursday. The bridge collapsed under the weight of the crowd, killing two people while 30 are missing, reported news agency PTI. Fifteen people have been rescued till now, five of them are admitted to hospital.

Rescue operations are underway.

More details awaited.

With inputs from agencies

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