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[Horrifying] CCTV footage of Kolkata bridge collapse

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DailyBiteMar 31, 2016 | 17:10

[Horrifying] CCTV footage of Kolkata bridge collapse

An under-construction bridge collapsed near the famous Ganesh Talkies in north Kolkata's Girish Park area today. 150 people are feared to be trapped under the debris in the busy neighbourhood.

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Police confirms 14 dead and 78 injured in the under-construction bridge collapse near Ganesh Talkies. Army has deployed four columns of rescue personnel.

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There are three medical teams, two ambulances, surgeons and nursing assistants in each team. One engineer team of Army has also reached with special equipment's.

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Police, fire brigade and disaster management personnel have rushed to the accident site and started rescue work.

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Cranes have been pressed to remove the debris. The injured people have been shifted to the Calcutta Medical hospital for medical aid.

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Read more here.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others took to Twitter to express their shock and sadness. They also promised their support for the rescue efforts.

Last updated: March 31, 2016 | 17:52
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