Mumbai: A foot over-bridge near Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) railway station collapsed late evening today.
Reports suggested that five people have perished in the foot over-bridge collapse, and around 30 people have been injured in the accident. The injured are being rushed to hospitals as rescue operations are underway.
The foot over-bridge connected CSMT platform 1 north-end with the outer lane near Times of India building.
PM Narendra Modi expressed his grief over the issue on Twitter.
Deeply anguished by the loss of lives due to the foot overbridge accident in Mumbai. My thoughts are with the bereaved families. Wishing that the injured recover at the earliest. The Maharashtra Government is providing all possible assistance to those affected.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 14, 2019
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis also grieved.
Pained to hear about the FOB incident near TOI building in Mumbai.
Spoke to BMC Commissioner and @MumbaiPolice officials and instructed to ensure speedy relief efforts in coordination with @RailMinIndia officials.
— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) March 14, 2019