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Mar 15, 2019 04:28 PM IST | Source:

Mumbai Bridge Collapse updates: Six killed, 34 injured; BMC, railway officials booked for negligence

Railways passes the buck to BMC; senior police officials, NDRF teams on the spot. This is second major bridge collapse in the past year

A part of the foot-over bridge connecting Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) railway station and Times of India building in Mumbai has collapsed.

According to an ANI report, at least five people are dead and about 36 injured in the incident.

The injured have been moved to GT, St. George and Sion hospitals.

Many are still fear trapped in the debris.

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is reportedly on the spot to assist with the relief work.
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  • March 14, 2019 09:55 PM IST

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    UPDATE: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Ajoy Mehta has ordered Vigilance Department to submit a preliminary report on the accident within 24 hours, identifying the Municipal staff responsible for it and the role of the structural auditor for this incident. (ANI)

  • March 15, 2019 12:38 PM IST
  • March 15, 2019 10:54 AM IST

    CM Devendra Fadnavis visits the collapse site

    Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis visited the accident site earlier today. Traffic near the bridge, which is also known as the 'Himalaya bridge', has been halted today.

    CM Fadnavis met those injured in the collapse and said, "There are around 10 injured admitted in the ward, one in ICU; all out of danger now. A high-level inquiry will be done to probe into the matter. FIR has been lodged." (Indian Express)

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