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3 killed in Mumbai footbridge collapse

IANS  |  Mumbai 

At least 3 people were killed and 34 others injured when a portion of a footbridge came crashing down near the Maharaj Terminus here on Thursday evening.

The incident occurred as the bridge was reportedly overloaded with commuters hurrying to their homes, said the BMC Disaster Control Room.

The bridge, connecting the CSMT with the B.T. Lane near The Times of and the Anjuman-e-Islam School, is used by thousands of daily commuters rushing to catch the local trains on Central Railway and the

Rescue teams of the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation, and others are at the site to help the victims.

The injured have been rushed to the and Sion Hospital, said officials.

Due to the debris at the site, the peak hour traffic from south towards Byculla and Dadar and beyond had been diverted, creating massive snarls across south



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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 20:46 IST