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Mumbai : Foot over bridge near Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) railway station collapsed

The Foot over bridge near Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) railway station connecting CST platform 1 north end with B T Lane near Times of India building has collapsed. The Injured were immediately shifted to the nearby hospitals. The traffic was affected and the commuters were asked to use alternate routes. Senior officers of Police, Railways, BMC and the NDRF rushed to the spot for supervising the rescue operations.

Mumbai Police has also tweeted in this regard and has advised commuter to use alternate routes.
“Foot over bridge connecting CST platform 1 north end with B T Lane near Times of India building has collapsed. Injured persons are being shifted to hospitals. Traffic affected. Commuters to use alternate routes. Senior officers are on spot,” read the tweet by Mumbai police.

As per the updates, five people were killed and around 36 injured on Thursday after the collapse of a portion of a Foot Over Bridge near Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) railway station.
Over 10 people are still feared trapped under the debris.

“Three people have died and 34 are injured. The injured have shifted to a nearby hospital”, informed Mumbai police.

The National Disaster Response Force also informed that about 10 to 12 persons are feared trapped inside the debris.
“As per information received, part of the foot over bridge near CST station Mumbai collapsed. As per initial information, 10-12 persons are feared to be trapped in debris. One team from RRC Mumbai has been marched to the incident site,” stated NDRF.

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