Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Man Dies after Falling from Bridge in Sikkim

A man has died from his injuries after falling from Adampool Bridge, East Sikkim.

The incident occurred at about 2.30 pm Tuesday afternoon. The victim fell almost 40 feet from the bridge and landed on river bank beneath. He was rushed to CRH Tadong for medical aid but succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.

The victim was identified as Riwash Khawas (38), R/O Raniban Gaon, Pokreybong GP, Sukhiapokhari, Darjeeling, present address unknown.

A case of unnatural death has been registered at Ranipool Police Station.

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