Mumbai, March 14: A foot over bridge (FOB) outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj (CST) Railway station in Mumbai collapsed on Thursday. The Mumbai Police has revealed that over 23 people have been injured, with the count feared to rise further. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has been rushed to the spot to expedite the rescue operation. Catch live news and updates above.
Soon after the report came, emergency services were rushed traffic movement was diverted. Police have barricaded the place to ensure free-movement for rescue workers, whereas, the injured personnel are being rushed to the hospital.
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Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant rushed to the site of accident, and assured an inquiry into the FOB collapse. AIMIM legislator Waris Pathan, meanwhile, blamed the government for the tragic incident. "They have been ignoring this for months. This is due to their negligence. Our repeated pleas have been ignored," he said.