Mumbai: Part of foot over-bridge collapse in Andheri east


A part of road over bridge collapsed in Mumbai Tuesday morning. An official from Disaster Management Unit said, the bridge fell down towards Andheri east station around 7:30 AM. He said that fire brigade jawans and other agencies have been mobilised to clear the debris.

The official said that it seems that incessant rain caused cracks in the bridge, which later resulted in the collapse. However, no casualties have been reported so far.

Train services of the Western Railway came to a halt after the incident. Chief PRO of Western Railway Ravinder Bhakar told a news agency that overhead equipment have been damaged and a team of engineers have swung into action to restore it.

Meanwhile, the stoppage of the Western Railway suburban services have paralysed the city.


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