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Odisha: Watch How Woman Who Tried To Commit Suicide Was Rescued From Kuakhai River


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23 July 2018

Bikash Das


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Bhubaneswar: The woman, who had jumped into the Kuakhai river off its bridge to commit suicide, was rescued after the 2-hour-long rescue operation by ODRAF and Fire Department personnel near Tankapani road here on Monday.

The woman was identified as Sumita Das, a resident of Beherasai of Nayapalli area here. She sustained critical injuries and was admitted to the Capital Hospital.

Bhubaneswar DCP Anup Sahoo said, "Preliminary investigation suggests that the woman took this step out of depression as she had some family issues going on".

Notably, she had jumped off the bridge into Kuakhai river near Hanspal on the outskirts of the city at around 11:30 am. The Fire Services personnel along with the police immediately reached the spot and launched the rescue operation which was successful.

Also Read: Odisha: Woman Jumps Off Kuakhai Bridge, Rescue Operation Launched

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Anup Sahoo, DCP, Bhubaneswar

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Ramesh Majhi, Deputy Fire Officer, Bhubaneswar Circle

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