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Bridge collapses in Dhemaji: 29 injured

At least 30 workers sustained injury when the bridge they were building collapsed in Dhemaji district on Friday. The incident took place at around three in the afternoon where eleven of the seriously injured workers were shifted to the Assam Medical College Hospital in Dibrugarh.

The bridge linking Dhemaji with Dibrugarh collapsed when around 120 workers were engaged in construction work by Riterning Engineering. Altogether 11 workers have been rushed to the Assam medical College Hospital in Dibrugarh while others were shifted to Dhemaji and Chilapathar hospitals. Local residents blamed the construction company for sub standard work.

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