Kolkata: 10 dead in under-construction bridge collapse, rescue operation on

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Kolkata, Mar. 31 (ANI): As many as ten people died on Thursday following the collapse of an under-construction bridge in Girish Park area of North Kolkata.

The eye-witnesses claimed that nearly 150 people are stuck under the collapsed bridge.

Rescue operation is currently underway to recover the people stuck under the debris.

“We heard a noise and got scared. Yesterday it was welded.The bridge collapsed. I think at least 150 people are under the debris,” an eye-witness Ramesh Kejriwal told ANI.

“It was a powerful collapse.sent shivers down my spine,” another eye-witness added.

The army, police and the ambulance reached the accident spot to evacuate the victims.

The police were making desperate attempts to lift up the fallen bridge. (ANI)

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