Posted 31 октября 2022,, 09:02

Published 31 октября 2022,, 09:02

Modified 24 декабря 2022,, 22:38

Updated 24 декабря 2022,, 22:38

Bridge collapse kills 130 in India

Bridge collapse kills 130 in India

31 октября 2022, 09:02
A bridge collapsed into a river in Morvi, Gujarat, killed 132 people, Rajkot Police Inspector General Ashok Yadav said.

His words are reported by The Times of India. At the same time, the NDTV channel reports that there are already 142 victims.

The last time it was known about 90 dead.

It should be noted that this bridge was closed for repairs for two years, and only four days before the incident it was opened. Because of the incident, a criminal case has been opened under articles of manslaughter, intentional acts resulting in death and complicity in a crime, said Gujarat Home Minister Harsh Sanghavi.

The Chief Minister of the state of Gujarat promised a payment from the state government in the amount of 4 million rupees - about $ 48 thousand to the families of each deceased and 50 thousand rupees - $ 600 to each victim. On the eve of the authorities announced that they would pay the relatives of the victims 2 million rupees each - $ 24 thousand and 50 thousand rupees each - $ 600 to the victims.

A video of the bridge collapse has been released . More than a hundred people are still missing.