Iron structure collapses at Mumbai Metro site

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Mumbai Metro Site
Mumbai, Jul 14: After a major Metro bridge mishap in Delhi it is now Mumbai where an iron structure of the Metro line collapsed in the northwest suburb of Sakineka on Monday, Jul 13 due to gusty winds.

However, no one was injured in the incident which took place when work was going on at the site. KP Maheshwari, Director of Mumbai Metro One said, "It was a temporary scaffolding which we had put up during the construction and it fell due to the strong winds. We removed the debris in two to three hours. Work has resumed at the site."

He also said, "We are going to conduct and inquriy into why the structure collapsed and come out with a report."

The city has been lashed by heavy rains accompanied by strong winds since last night disrupting road and rail traffic.

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