KOLKATA: A portion of the arterial Majerhat bridge in south Kolkata collapsed Tuesday evening, killing one person, trapping several people and crushing many vehicles, police said.
The 40-year-old bridge in the crowded Alipore area caved in around 4.45pm during rush hour over rail tracks. It runs over the Majerhat Railway Station and connects the city centre to Behala and other southern suburbs.
While police confirmed the death of one person, fire brigade personnel engaged in the rescue work said 25 injured were pulled out from the rubble.
The injured have been admitted to SSKM and CMRI hospitals, the police said.
via : TOI.