Under construction flyover in Kolkata collapse 20 people dead
|source via:- google search/India news, flyover in Kolkata collapse near Girish park killing at least 20 people and injuring 100 or more|
There can be many still trapped under the concrete and steel bridge, and rescue efforts are continuing all night.
Residents are using their bare hands to help find victims this is a great effort made by them to help people.
There may be much safety measures which were not been taken by the contracting company.
The accident took place in an area near Girish Park, one of Kolkata's most densely populated neighbourhoods, with narrow lanes, and shops and houses built close together.
The 2km-long (1.2 miles) flyover had been under construction since 2009 and missed several deadlines for completion.
The causes of the disaster were not immediately clear but the company in charge of the construction, IVRCL, said it would cooperate with investigators.