Flyover collapse kills one, injures 19 in Kolkata

India bridge collapse Kolkata Majerhat Bridge dead

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee said one person was killed, 19 people were injured and at least six were feared to be trapped under the debris.

A section of Majerhat bridge collapsed in Kolkata on Tuesday.

The Kolkata Disaster Management Department, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the state fire department conducted the search operations throughout the night, the officials said.

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The flyover had collapsed on March 31 last killing 26 people and senior officials of a Hyderabad-based construction firm along with officials of the KMDA were arrested in this connection.

According to her, the state audits bridges every six months to know know whether renovation is required.

#08:00 PM: The bridge (Majerhat) collapse incident in Kolkata is extremely tragic.

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An official report later blamed that accident on bad design and poor-quality materials. "To avoid traffic congestion, Behala-bound buses and other vehicles availing Diamond Harbour Road from Hastings crossing will be diverted via Khidderpore crossing CGR Road, Hide Road, Brace Bridge, Taratala Road Taratala crossing further South". He said, "We have called in the cranes, let them pull up the debris, however, as per information, no one else is trapped under the debris".

Terming the collapse "deeply unfortunate", prime minister Narendra Modi, in a tweet, said: "My thoughts are with the families of the victims". Circular Railway services were affected after the collapse of a section of a bridge, an Eastern Railway spokesperson said. Banerjee, who was in the Darjeeling hills, said she would reach Capital Kolkata Wednesday morning and visit the accident site.

"If the labourers were in the hut at the time of the incident, some lives may have been lost", the Trinamool Congress chief told reporters. Locals join. Rescue operations on. "Hard to gauge enormity of tragedy as yet looking at visuals". The flyover is said to be one of the oldest brifges in Kolkata.

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He said, "The Bengal govt and Mamata herself is responsible for this bridge collapse".

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