Delhi Metro bridge collapses; 2 dead, several injured

October 19th, 2008 - 9:52 am ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Oct 19 (ANI): At least two people were dead and several others injured after a part of under-construction Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) flyover collapsed in Shakarpur area in East Delhi early this morning.

A blueline bus with several passengers on boards is trapped under the debris. The front part of the bus has received the maximum damage and the bus driver is feared dead.

Rescue operations are on.

Fire teams and ambulances have already reached the accident site.

The injured are being taken to Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital.

The area has been cordoned off. (ANI)

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