Gujarat Bridge Collapse : Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel reached the spot
Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel reached the spot in Morbi. The death toll in a suspension bridge collapse in Gujarat's Morbi has risen to 141 till Monday morning.
Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel reached the spot in Morbi. The death toll in a suspension bridge collapse in Gujarat's Morbi has risen to 141 till Monday morning. Rajkot Range Inspector General of Police Ashok Yadav has confirmed this to the media. Around 6.30 pm on Sunday evening in Morbi district, the cable bridge over the Machhu river was broken. More than 300 people were present on the bridge at the time of the accident. This bridge was 233 meters long and about a hundred years old.
An eyewitness of the cable bridge collapse incident in Morbi said, it was very painful, there were children and women too. I was present at the spot all night and helped the people. I had also given my vehicle to take the dead bodies to the hospital.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah said in Delhi, a heart-wrenching incident has happened in Gujarat. Many people including children lost their lives in this incident. No one can control the accidents but this incident which has shaken the sentiments of the entire country has hurt and saddened the people. I express my deepest condolences to the bereaved families. May the soul of the departed rest in peace.
Nepal's Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba said on the accident in Morbi, Gujarat, I am deeply saddened by the incident of the bridge collapse in Morbi, Gujarat. We express our condolences to the Government of India and the people of India for the loss of precious lives. Our condolences and prayers are with the bereaved families.