Morbi Bridge Collapse: Accident due to bridge collapse in Morbi, Gujrat, search operation will be done after removing the debris from the bridge- Watch Video

Publish Date: 31 Oct, 2022 |
 

A major accident occurred on Sunday evening when a 140-year-old suspension cable bridge built on the Machhu river in Gujarat's Morbi district collapsed, in which 134 people have died so far. These include women, children and the elderly. The injured are being treated at Morbi Civil Hospital.

Gujarat Information Department has given this information. Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel and Home Minister Harsh Sanghvi are present in Morbi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is visiting the election state of Gujarat, has decided to cancel his roadshow in Ahmedabad in view of the tragic incident. Apart from NDRF, SDRF, Army, Air Force and Navy, the local administration is involved in massive rescue and relief operations. According to officials, this heritage bridge was reopened to the public just 4 days ago after extensive repair work and renovation.

2 more bodies recovered from Machhu river, death toll in Morbi bridge accident now reaches 134

The death toll in the Morbi bridge accident has now reached 134. Indian Army and NDRF teams have recovered 2 more bodies during relief and rescue operations in Machhu river. NDRF DIG Mohsen Shahidi said that the rescue operation is in its final stages and will end soon.

 

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