Kolkata flyover tragedy: Sonia Gandhi expresses shock

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday expressed "shock and anguish" over the collapse of the under-construction flyover in Kolkata in which 18 people were killed and over 60 others injured.

 New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday expressed "shock and anguish" over the collapse of the under-construction flyover in Kolkata in which 18 people were killed and over 60 others injured.

Extending her condolences to the family members of the deceased, Gandhi hoped that the injured are being suitably treated. She has instructed the PCC and Congress affiliates to assist in the relief efforts.

Ahmed Patel, political secretary to the Congress President, tweeted, "What happened in Kolkata stirs our conscience. We pray for the injured and extend our condolences to the victims' families."

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