Footover bridge collapses at Bhopal railway station, 8 injured
Bhopal, Feb 13: A foot-over bridge collapsed at the Bhopal Railway Station in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday leaving more than eight people injured.
The accident occurred at platform number 2 at the Bhopal railway station. The victims were rushed to nearby hospitals, a public relations officer of the West Central Railway told PTI.
"8 people are injured. Our team is investigating the matter. A team of doctors and our railway team is looking after the injured, they are being given medical help," said I A Siddiqui, Railway PRO.
However, some eyewitnesses said stairs leading to the over-bridge collapsed, injuring nine to ten people.
Bhopal railway station also serves as a connecting point for various pilgrims from Asia to visit the Stupa of Sanchi, an important Buddhist stupa, which is about 40 kilometres (25 mi) from this station.