Man attempts suicide by jumping into Teesta river, rescued by locals

Teesta, 18th January: An unidentified man tried to commit suicide by jumping from the Teesta bridge near Teesta Bazaar on National Highway 10, on Monday.

According to the information, the locals spotted the man falling into the river and a local, Nikhit Basnet, immediately dived into the water and managed to get him out safely.

The man, in a critical condition, was rushed to the nearby Teesta Health Center with the help of police and was later referred to Kalimpong District Hospital.

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