Varanasi Flyover Collapse: 18 Dead, Several Trapped Under Debris; CM Adityanath Announces Rs 5 Lakh Compensation To Kin Of Deceased

Varanasi Flyover Collapse: 18 Dead, Several Trapped Under Debris; CM Adityanath Announces Rs 5 Lakh Compensation To Kin Of Deceased

At least 18 people were killed and several feared trapped under debris after portion of an under-construction flyover in Varanasi collapsed on Tuesday. The flyover that was under-construction, collapsed in Cantt. area on Tuesday afternoon. Several people and vehicles were also reported to be buried under the rubble.

Eighteen bodies have been recovered from the Varanasi flyover collapse site, UP Relief Commissioner Sanjay Kumar said.

“It is feared that several people are buried under the rubble,” an official said, adding rescue teams were at spot to rescue those trapped. Some vehicles, including a bus, were crushed in the collapse, they said. Read More

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