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    Varanasi flyover collapse: 18 dead, several trapped under debris

    50 people are believed to be stuck under the debris. A number of vehicles are also said to be trapped.




    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. Four officials were suspended by the state government, including two project managers and engineers.
    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.

    https://www.indiatvnews.com/news/ind...trapped-442371

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    This must be the result of poor Indian engineering!
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    One of the more terrible deaths a person can suffer is to be crushed. Yuck
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    Dat'll ruin yer day.

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