First Pics: Foot Ovebridge In Mumbai Collapses

Updated: March 14, 2019 20:01 IST
A foot overbridge near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) railway station has collapsed, injuring many. "Foot over bridge connecting CST platform 1 north end with B T Lane near Times of India building has collapsed," the Mumbai Police tweeted. The traffic in the area has been affected. The police has asked commuters to use alternate routes. Senior officers are at the spot.
First Pics: Foot Ovebridge In Mumbai Collapses
The traffic in the area has been affected. The police has asked commuters to use alternate routes. Senior officers are at the spot.
First Pics: Foot Ovebridge In Mumbai Collapses
"Foot over bridge connecting CST platform 1 north end with B T Lane near Times of India building has collapsed," the Mumbai Police tweeted.
First Pics: Foot Ovebridge In Mumbai Collapses
The injured are being shifted to hospitals, Mumbai Police tweeted to say.
First Pics: Foot Ovebridge In Mumbai Collapses
Eyewitnesses said repairs were being carried out on the overbridge this morning, but it was still being used.
First Pics: Foot Ovebridge In Mumbai Collapses
The CSMT bridge was not part of a safety audit ordered after another foot overbridge had collapsed last year in Andheri.
First Pics: Foot Ovebridge In Mumbai Collapses
Police said they have been trying to decongest the area to ensure the smooth movement of ambulances.
First Pics: Foot Ovebridge In Mumbai Collapses
Four people have died and at least 28 people are injured in the collapse
First Pics: Foot Ovebridge In Mumbai Collapses
Some of the injured people have been taken to the St George Hospital near the CMT Railway Station
First Pics: Foot Ovebridge In Mumbai Collapses
Of the five casualties, two were women, both staff of nearby GT Hospital. (AFP)
First Pics: Foot Ovebridge In Mumbai Collapses
"The bridge wasn't in a bad condition, it required minor repairs for which work was underway," Maharashtra minister Vinod Tawde said.

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