Kolkata flyover tragedy: Rajnath Singh, Rahul Gandhi express condolences

Kolkata: 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.
BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya tried to give the incident a political turn. “It is a grave example of how corrupt Mamata govt is. People will never forgive Mamata Banerjee and her govt for this.”

Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Congress Vice PResident Rahul Gandhi expressed condolences to the victims of the accident: But Follow

Kailash Vijayvargiya has tweeted sense tweet.

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