Dehradun: Two persons died as a bridge collapsed in Dehraun district of Uttarakhand during wee hours on Friday. At least three others are said to be injured. Meanwhile, the State Disaster Reserve Force (SDRF) is carrying out a search and rescue operation.

The iron bridge, which is located in Garhi Cantt area, is around 100 years old. A dumper and two motorbike borne men fell into the river following the incident which took place at 5 AM.

One among the two bike riders is reportedly dead. He used to run a restaurant in Veerpur area.

The injured, all residents of Veerpur, have been admitted to a private hospital.

More details in connection with the incident are yet awaited.