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Varanasi flyover tragedy: Samples sent to IIT-Roorkee

IANS  |  Lucknow 

Samples of iron beams, cement, and other material used in a flyover, a portion of which collapsed on Tuesday killing many, have been sent for "quality and standards test" to IIT-in Uttarakhand, an said on Thursday.

Meanwhile, a three-member team set up by the to probe the falling of two beams of the under-flyover continued with its investigations for the second consecutive day on Thursday.

The disaster on Tuesday evening killed 15 persons, injured half a dozen and flattened many two and four-wheeler vehicles.

The team led by also visited the site in front of the Cantt railway station, recorded the statements of witnesses and held detailed deliberations with officials of the and district administration other than getting it photographed by a drone.

The team which has been mandated to look into all aspects of the tragedy has also recorded statements of suspended officials K.R. Soodan, and

It also spoke to Deepak Agarwal, and some police officials and took details of the project.



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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 15:42 IST