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Majerhat Bridge collapses due to heavy rainfall as south Kolkata experiences massive tragedy

The city of Kolkata has been struck with a huge tragedy after heavy rainfall led to the collapse of one of the city’s bridges.

Yes, according to The Economic Times, the Majerhat Bridge in South Kolkata suffered a nasty collapse following hefty rainfall. According to the initial reports, several people are believed to be trapped under the debris.

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Not only people but vehicles are also trapped under the debris. The bridge broke down during the peak hours of traffic earlier today. However, rescue operations are currently underway to pull the victims out of the disaster.

Nine injured persons have been rushed to the nearby SSKM Medical College and Hospital. According to the police, 5 deaths are being suspected and the number can go up on further investigation.




It is to be noted that the bridge was one of the busiest in the city. The bridge which connects Behala to other parts of Kolkata across the arterial Sealdah railway line fell down over the railway tracks in the Alipore area.




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