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  1. Kollam iron bridge collapse: Mishap in Kerala leaves 3 dead, 57 injured

Kollam iron bridge collapse: Mishap in Kerala leaves 3 dead, 57 injured

Kollam walkway collapse: 1 person is reported dead and 57 have been injured as a walkway collapsed in Kerala's Kollam district.

By: | Updated: October 30, 2017 8:08 PM
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Kollam walkway collapse: 3 people are reported dead and 57 have been injured as a walkway collapsed in Kerala’s Kollam district, ANI reports. As per a report, the iron footbridge was located on the compound of Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited (KMML) near Chavara.

The police said that the deceased has been identified as Shyamala, an employee of KMML, died after the iron bridge fell into the canal.

Watch | One dead, at least 57 injured in a bridge collapse in Chavara near Kerala’s Kollam.

The collapsed bridge connects the company’s complex to its adjacent mineral separation (MS) unit, PTI reports. All the injured were admitted to a nearby government hospital, police said.

Recently, in a separate incident, 23 people had lost their lives in a deadly stampede on a foot overbridge (FOB) at Mumbai’s Elphinstone station. As per a PTI report, the deadly tragedy took place when the overbridge, linking Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban stations, became overcrowded with people taking shelter from a heavy downpour. The bridge was used by lakhs of commuters every day to the commercial area with high-end corporate and media offices.

 

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