Tragedy Strikes as Railway Bridge Collapse Claims 17 Lives in Aizawl, Mizoram

Tragedy Strikes as Railway Bridge Collapse Claims 17 Lives in Aizawl, Mizoram

In a tragic incident, an under-construction railway bridge collapse in Aizawl, Mizoram has resulted in the loss of 17 lives. The mishap occurred near the Saihrang area, according to reports.

As per police reports, approximately 35 to 40 people were in the vicinity during the accident. There are concerns about people being trapped under the debris. The incident took place around 10 AM, approximately 21 kilometers from Aizawl. As of now, the bodies of all the deceased have been recovered, while efforts are ongoing to locate others who might still be missing.

The Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO) of Northeast Frontier Railway, Subyasachi Saha, informed that railway officials have been dispatched to the site of the incident and rescue operations are in progress.

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