Under-construction metro bridge collapses in Mumbai, 1 dead

Updated: September 04, 2012 17:26 IST

In Mumbai, one person has died after a section of a metro bridge that was under construction in suburban Andheri collapsed.

Under-construction metro bridge collapses in Mumbai, 1 dead
In Mumbai, one person has died after a section of a metro bridge that was under construction in suburban Andheri collapsed.
Under-construction metro bridge collapses in Mumbai, 1 dead
Eight people are reported injured after a 50-metre section of the Andheri - Ghatkopar bridge, a major project, came crashing down.
Under-construction metro bridge collapses in Mumbai, 1 dead
Two fire engines and two ambulances have been rushed to the spot.
Under-construction metro bridge collapses in Mumbai, 1 dead
The injured persons have been taken to hospital.
Under-construction metro bridge collapses in Mumbai, 1 dead
Eyewitnesses say they fear more people could be trapped in the debris.
Under-construction metro bridge collapses in Mumbai, 1 dead
A crowd has gathered at the site hampering clearing work and the authorities are trying to keep people away.
Under-construction metro bridge collapses in Mumbai, 1 dead
This part of the overhead metro bridge is on the crowded Andheri-Kurla road that leads to the airport and the collapse is expected to cause traffic pile-ups in this business area.
Under-construction metro bridge collapses in Mumbai, 1 dead
This is also peak time for road traffic in Mumbai.
Under-construction metro bridge collapses in Mumbai, 1 dead
The metro has seen heavy rainfall for the last 24 hours, with flights and trains running late. Yesterday, a landslide took place in Chembur.

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