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Live: Footover bridge near CST railway station collapses; 3 deaths reported

8:57 IST

Disaster Management Unit (DMU) of BMC (Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation): Four people have died in the incident where part of a foot overbridge near CSMT railway station collapsed.

8:57 IST

Ministry of Railways on part of foot over bridge in Mumbai collapse incident: The bridge was of BMC (Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation). However, we’re extending all our supports to the victims. Railway doctors & personnel are cooperating with BMC in relief & rescue operations.

8:47 IST

Death toll rises to 3 in the Mumbai bridge collapse incident where a portion of foot over bridge near CSMT railway station collapsed. 34 people are injured in the incident. The death toll is likely to rise.

Mumbai | A foot overbridge today collapsed near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai resulting in more than 34 people being injured. Three people including 2 women have reported being died in the incident.

“The footover bridge connecting CST platform 1 north end with B T Lane near Times of India building has collapsed,” Mumbai police said. “Injured persons are being shifted to hospitals. Traffic affected. Commuters to use alternate routes. Senior officers are on spot,”

Speaking on the incident NDRF said,” As per the information received, a part of foot over bridge near CSMT station in Mumbai collapsed. As per initial information 10-12 persons are feared to be trapped under the debris. An NDRF team has been moved from Andheri center.”

More Details Awaited….

 

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