Tension gripped the city’s Maligaon region on October 16 whilst children have been trapped inside a lift of foot over bridge at Boripara region.
Kids were stuck over half an hour
The children remained stuck in the lift for over half of an hour because of a suspected electric failure.
Later the State Disaster Response Force(SDRF) and police forces began a rescue operation and succeeded in rescuing the children after cutting the door of the elevator.
The children were taken for medical check up immediately.
The incident created panic in the whole city wherein numerous footbridges with elevator facilities had been installed these days for public convenience.
The foot bridge was built at a cost of ₹10.38 Crores and it was inaugurated by CM Himanta Biswa Sarma on 20 August 2021.