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at least 30 dead – RT in French

A serious accident killed at least 30 people in India, when a suspension bridge collapsed in the West of the country. There were around 350 people on the bridge at the time of the tragedy, local media reported.

At least 30 people died on October 30 in India, when a suspension bridge dating from the colonial era collapsed in the state of Gujarat (west), said a member of the local government.

“Thirty bodies have been recovered at this point. A rescue operation is underway,” the official, Brijesh Merja, told AFP. Some 350 people were on the bridge when it collapsed, according to local media.

Images of the tragedy posted on social media show the destroyed building above the water with victims trying to cling to what is left of the structure to escape.

Details to follow…


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