BRO files FIR in bridge collapse case

Gangtok: Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has filed an FIR against a transporter company for allegedly carrying an overloaded truck over Rangchang Bridge that collapsed, killing eight people.

"The executive head of the BRO unit that looks after Singtam-Dikchu stretch of the highway, filed the FIR," Superintendent of Police, East district, M S Tuli said.

BRO officials said the bridge collapsed when the transport company was passing an overloaded truck carrying heavy load for a hydro-electric power station.