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Bhubaneswar Flyover collapse: 1 killed; 2 engineers suspended

By Vikas

One person was killed and 11 injured after a portion of an under construction flyover collapsed in Odisha's capital Bhubaneswar on Sunday. The mishap took place

Rescue efforts underway in Bhubaneswar (Image courtesy - ANI/Twitter)

Five people are believed to be trapped under the debris. Rescue efforts are underway to rescue them.

The mishap occurred around 12.30 pm and many of the injured people are workers who were involved in the construction of the flyover. The injured were rushed to Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar.

One of the deceased has been identified as one 40-year-old Satya Patnaik from Bhubaneswar. His daughter is also said to injured in the incident.

10 fire tenders, three units of ODRAF have launched a massive search and rescue operation at the spot, said reports.

Meanwhile, Odisha CM N Patnaik announced Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for family of deceased person, free treatment for injured people.

Patnaik further said that two engineers have been suspended, high-level inquiry ordered.

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