Bridge collapses in Mumbai, three dead

Last Updated: Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 10:22

Mumbai: Three persons were killed while several others were feared trapped beneath the debris after a portion of an under-construction bridge collapsed near the international airport here late Wednesday.

Eight fire tenders and four ambulances have been rushed to the spot and rescue operations are underway, the officials said.
The fire department officials said that those trapped beneath the debris are mostly workers. Those injured in the mishap have been shifted to nearby hospitals for treatment.

A case of negligence has also been registered against the construction company L&T.

This is the second such mishap in Mumbai in less than a month.

Further details are awaited.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 09:04

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