[Horrifying] CCTV footage of Kolkata bridge collapse

At least 14 people are dead while 150 are feared to be trapped under the debris.

 |  2-minute read |   31-03-2016
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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.


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


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.


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


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


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