Varanasi flyover collapse: 18 dead, several trapped; 325 NDRF personnel continue rescue work

16 May 2018, 11:57 AM
A part of an under-construction flyover has collapsed near Cantt Railway Station in Varanasi
A part of an under-construction flyover has collapsed near Cantt Railway Station in Varanasi

A part of an under-construction flyover collapsed near Cantt Railway Station in Varanasi on Tuesday, news agency ANI reported.

More than 18 people were reportedly dead and several people feared trapped under the debris, the report added.

On Tuesday, Varanasi witnessed a dreadful incident as a part of a flyover collapsed near Varanasi Cantt Railway station, killing more than 18 people.

Over 50 people are reportedly trapped with many vehicles crushed in the collapse.

Meanwhile, several labourers are trapped and the rescue operation is underway as per the reports.

Death toll is expected to rise as more reports are awaited.

First Published: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 06:34 PM
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