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    Assam: Teenage girl falls off from bridge in Barpeta; goes missing

    A group of men went in search of Riya, but according to the locals she drowned before the search operation was carried out.

    Assam: Teenage girl falls off from bridge in Barpeta; goes missing

    Guwahati: In a tragic incident, a teenage girl reportedly fell off Dangarkuchi Bridge in Palla River on Thursday and has been missing since then.

    The teen identified as Riya Malakar, is a resident of Sonkuchi colony in Barpeta and a candidate of HSLC examination this year.

    As reported, she was on her way back from her aunt’s house in a bicycle when she fell into the river along with her cycle. Her mother was travelling in an e-rickshaw when the incident took place.

    A group of men went in search of Riya, but according to the locals she drowned before the search operation was carried out.

    Her mother, reportedly, said that due to financial crisis Riya had to take her bicycle.

    However, Barpeta police and SDRF team has launched an operation to recover the body.

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