Kolkata flyover collapse: From Politicians to celebs, tribute pours in on Twitter

Kolkata, March 31: In a major mishap, an under-construction flyover in Kolkata near Ganesh Talkies came crashing down like a pack of cards, within seconds. The tragic incident took place on Thursday, March 31 afternoon.

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The horrific video footage of debris and trapped people were broadcast on news channels, leaving everyone shocked. [Kolkata mishap: At least 17 killed after flyover collapses]


As of now, the death toll has reached 17 and over 100 injured even as the rescue work is going on in full swing. [Kolkata bridge was being made in hurry?]

Meanwhile, West Bengal Mamata Banerjee, who reached at the site of flyover collapse announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the families of the dead and Rs 2 lakh each for those critically injured as well as Rs 1 lakh for those who suffered minor injuries.

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Prime MInister Narendra Modi, who is presently in US, also expressed grief over the tragic incident on Twitter.

From politicians to Bollywood celebrities and common people, tributes and condolences were expressed on the micro-blogging site Twitter. Here are some tweets:


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