PANGIN- Sangam bridge over Siyom River connecting Pangin and Boleng in Siang district collapsed this morning. The bridge also connects Upper Siang district. 3 persons reported missing after a vehicle carrying boulders fell down.
A NDRF team engaged for search operation of three persons who are missing in Siyom river with a dumper due to collapse of bridge at Sangam Point, informed NDRF authorities from Doimukh.
Accordingly, one team, consisting strength of 31(thirty-one) under supervision of Sh. Sanjay Prasad Sharma, Assistant Commandant has left for incident site at 1125 hrs with all necessary equipments like OBM&IRB -04, Deep diving set-02, Satellite phone-01, CSSR equipments and Covid- 19 PPEs, informed NDRF sources.
Meanwhile, as per a news report, the Siang District administration is trying to construct a temporary foot bridge.