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Two Critially Injured As Under-Construction Bridge Collapses

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02 February 2017

Binay Kumar Ray

Paradip: An under-construction bridge over Paradip-Haridaspur rail line collapsed at Tikarapanaga in Bhutamundei block of Paradip. Two persons are stated to be critical after this mishap.

One of the injured has been referred to SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack.

Notably, around 12 workers were working in the construction site when this incident occurred.

"Oh, no! This is the flagship infra project now underway in Kendrapada. Just spoke to MD, HPRCL. Following up for info & treatment of injured," tweeted Baijayant Panda, MP, Kendrapada on this unfortunate incident.

More people are suspected to be trapped under the rubble.

The exact reason for this mishap is yet to be ascertained.

Rescue work was still on.