✅12 Members Of Rajkot BJP MP Family Killed In Morbi Bridge Collapse

On the river Machu in the city of Morbi, Gujarat It was a tragedy that the wire bridge collapsed Shocking the whole of India. It was a holiday.. and then a fun excursion on the river by hundreds of people with Chhat Puja celebrations turned deadly. While everyone was in a rush, the bridge collapsed and many people fell into the river before they realized what was happening. Some of them managed to stop themselves from falling into the river by holding on to the ropes they got. The collapse of the bridge within four days of its restoration resulted in a water burial for more than 130 people. The fact that most of the dead are women and children is more distressing.

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Several members of the BJP MP’s family were killed in the Morbi Bridge collapse incident. 12 family members of Rajkot BJP MP Mohanbhai Kalyanji Kundaria’s sister lost their lives in the accident. “I lost 12 members of my sister’s family including five children in the bridge collapse accident. NDRF, SDRF and local administration have taken up search and rescue operation at the spot.

Those who survived the accident are receiving treatment. Efforts are on to recover the bodies of those in the river. Rescue boats are also at the scene. Most of the children and women were involved in the bridge collapse. 60 dead bodies have been recovered,’ said the MP.
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The death toll has reached 132
The death toll in the Morbhi cable bridge collapse has reached 132. So far 177 people have been rescued. The police said that the death toll is likely to increase. He said that the search operations are continuing and the Army, Navy, Air Force, NDRF and fire brigades are taking part in the rescue operations. The state government has taken this incident seriously. Home Minister Sharsh Sanghvi said that criminal cases will be registered against those related to this. He said that a case has been registered under sections 304, 308 and 114 of the bridge collapse incident. A five-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been constituted to investigate the incident.

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140 years old bridge
This bridge is 140 years old. It was inaugurated on 20th February 1879 by the then Governor of Mumbai, Richard Temple. The construction was completed in 1880. During the British era, the cost of Rs. 2 crores for 7 months and modernized it. However, the municipal officials said that after the repair, the bridge was reopened without obtaining a safety certificate.

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