Rescue members stand at the site of a footbridge collapse outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station in Mumbai [Danish Siddiqui/Reuters]
Four people have been killed and dozens wounded when a pedestrian bridge collapsed near Mumbai’s main train station, the latest accident to highlight creaking infrastructure in India‘s financial capital.
The bridge, which was under repair according to multiple Indian media reports, gave way around 7:30pm (14:00 GMT) on Thursday as rush hour commuters made their way into Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.
“Twenty-eight people were injured when the bridge collapsed. Four of those taken to hospitals have succumbed to their injuries,” Tanaji Kamble, a spokesman for the local civic authority’s disaster management cell, told the AFP news agency.
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