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1 injured in UP under-construction flyover collapse

IANS  |  Lucknow 

A major portion of an under-construction flyover in district of collapsed on Saturday, police said. One person was injured.

A slab portion of the flyover being constructed by the National Highway Authority of (NHAI) collapsed at the Phutaiyya Chauraha, an said.

"The incident took place in the morning in which a labourer on night-shift duty was injured. He was immediately admitted to the district hospital," District Magistrate told IANS.

The traffic in the area, which was suspended following the crash, has been allowed with precautions like barrier and barricades.

has directed the district authorities to ensure that the injured get prompt and adequate treatment, a said.

of the NHAI for northern division has been asked to initiate a probe into the incident.

The crash comes two months after a similar portion of another under-construction flyover in collapsed leaving 18 dead and many injured.

That flyover in Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency was being built by the Rajkiya Nirmaan Nigam (UPRNN), a state government agency.

--IANS

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First Published: Sat, August 11 2018. 11:26 IST
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