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Under construction bridge collapses in Kolkata

Our Bureau | | Updated on: Sep 24, 2018
People walk past the fallen section of an under construction bridge that collapsed in Kakdwip area of South 24-Parganas, approximately 80 km from Kolkata, on Monday.

People walk past the fallen section of an under construction bridge that collapsed in Kakdwip area of South 24-Parganas, approximately 80 km from Kolkata, on Monday.

Police survey the collapsed section of an under construction bridge in South-24 Parganas area of Kolkata on Monday.

Police survey the collapsed section of an under construction bridge in South-24 Parganas area of Kolkata on Monday.

A section of an under construction bridge in South-24 Parganas area of Kolkata, that collapsed on Monday.

A section of an under construction bridge in South-24 Parganas area of Kolkata, that collapsed on Monday.

Third such incident reported from West Bengal this month

An under construction bridge in Kakdwip area of South 24-Parganas, approximately 80 km from Kolkata, collapsed on Monday. The bridge was being constructed on the Kallaginni river. No casualties have been reported so far.

This is the third such incident reported in West Bengal this month. On September 4, the city’s key rail overbridge collapsed at Majerhat on NH-117, severely impacting traffic movement to the south-western part of the city. On September 7, a small bridge collapsed near Siliguri in North Bengal.

Published on September 24, 2018

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