A seven year old girl was saved from falling in the river through a hole of a wooden bridge between Irong chesaba bazaar, Kakching district and irong chirai bazaar last evening around 5:30pm. The girl is Thounaojam Tomba @ Pitika Devi (7) d/o thounaojam Ibomcha from Irong chirai makha leikai. The brave heart who saved the girl’s live was Doctormayum Alter (22) s/o Doctormayum Tomba from Irong chesab bazaar. The incident happened when she came to purchase things with her mother, Thounaojam Sapna from Irong chesaba bazaar. Alter jumped into the river when saw the little girl felt into the river and saved her. These kinds of incidents have occurred the past where some even lost their lives. Thus, the people of the locality urged the concerned authorities to repair the bridge connecting the two villages.