Lucknow, April 17: After Kolkata, it is Lucknow. A section of an under-construction Metro Railway bridge collapsed in Alambagh area here around 8 am on Sunday. A labourer was reportedly killed in the incident while four others were injured.
The ill-fated bridge was under construction since December last year.The concrete slab collapsed at Sujanpura near the bus station, said the police
Eyewitnesses said the impact could have been worse had the incident took place at the peak hour. The injured were rushed to the hospital.where condition of one is stated to be critical. Others are being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Over 25 people were killed when an under-construction flyover collapsed in North Kolkata during the peak hours on March 31. Several were also injured.
An auto rickshaw damaged after part of an under-construction Lucknow metro pillar collapsed in Sardari khera area. pic.twitter.com/Sg9nRkMo8L— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) April 17, 2016
2 injured after part of an under-construction Lucknow metro pillar collapsed in Sardari khera area of Alambagh (UP) https://t.co/IG6IuJtmLY— ANI (@ANI_news) April 17, 2016