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LIVE Kolkata flyover collapse: At least 14 dead, over 100 injured!

A part of the Vivekananda Road flyover, at least 14 people have been killed and several injured after an under-construction flyover collapsed in North Kolkata near Ganesh Talkies (Girish Park), Thursday afternoon.

LIVE Kolkata flyover collapse: Several feared dead.

Several are still trapped under the debris. The location of the bridge is in a densely populated locality in BarraBazar, reports indianexpress.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has arrived at the flyover collapse site. Kolkata Police, speaking to The Indian Express, said around thirty people have been rushed to hospitals and many more are yet to be rescued.

Rescue operations are currently underway and eye-witnesses at the site feared at least a 100 people could be trapped under debris. The Indian Army and teams of the NDRF have been pressed into service.
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About 100 metres of the flyover collapsed, National Disaster Response Force Director General OP Singh said.Several others have also been reported to be trapped under the debris.

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