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Over 100 Killed As Bridge Collapses In India

Posted by Thandiubani on Mon 31st Oct, 2022 - tori.ng

It said that 141 people died and 177 people were rescued when the bridge, which had recently reopened after renovation work, collapsed.

 
A bridge has collapsed in India leaving over 100 people dead.
 
The tragic incident happened on Monday when a suspension bridge collapsed over a river in western India, local media reported.
 
The accident occurred on Sunday evening in Morbi in the western Indian State of Gujarat, according to the report.
 
It said that 141 people died and 177 people were rescued when the bridge, which had recently reopened after renovation work, collapsed.
 
A police official said 132 people died, 100 injured, and some still missing, NAN reported.
 
At the time of the collapse, up to 500 people were on the 232-metre-long suspension bridge, the report added.
 
Pictures and videos on social media showed the pedestrian bridge appearing to break apart in the middle and several people clinging on to avoid falling into the water.
 
An investigation into the accident had been launched, Gujarat Labor Minister Brijesh Merja said.
 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s office said on Twitter that compensation would be paid to the victims’ families.


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