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Search operation to be intensified near bridge collapse site

Despite all efforts by NDRF, Navy and Coast Guard, no body or remains of vehicles could be traced

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Even as rescue personnel failed to trace more bodies in Savitri river after the collapse of a bridge near Mahad in Raigad district, they have decided to intensify the search today as water flow has receded. So far, 26 bodies have been recovered during the search and rescue operations launched a day after two State Transport buses and some other vehicles fell into the swollen river after bridge collapse on the night of August 2. Despite all efforts by NDRF, Navy and Coast Guard, no body or remains of vehicles could be traced yesterday. "The flow of flood water has ...

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First Published: Tue, August 09 2016. 12:22 IST
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