In the last 10 years, our progress is marred with fatal bridge accidents that couldn’t find any shoulder to put the accountability on. In most of the cases, investigations remained inconclusive, or the arrested went...
A section of the 40-year-old Majerhat bridge on the arterial Diamond Harbour Road caved in Tuesday killing one person and injuring several others.
Thousands of people travelling in the peak evening hours were inconvenienced owing to the incident.
This is the second bridge collapse incident in West Bengal this week.
This is the third bridge collapse in the city since 2013.
At least one person died and several others are feared trapped after a portion of a bridge collapsed in South Kolkata on Tuesday afternoon.
Of the 24 injured, 11 were discharged on Wednesday and 13 are currently under treatment in different hospitals.
A portion of the Majerhat bridge in southern Kolkata collapsed on Tuesday afternoon, trapping several people and crushing many vehicles.
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