National Highway 28 collapsed in Basti: 4 people injured, 2 people trapped under the debris

Aug 11 2018 10:01 AM
National Highway 28 collapsed in  Basti: 4 people injured, 2 people trapped under the debris

Basti, Uttar Pradesh: Rescue operation is still underway at the site where lintel of a flyover on National Highway 28 collapsed in Basti , Uttar Pradesh  earlier this morning. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered the local administration for an immediate rescue operation and to resume the traffic.

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According to the leading news agency ANI Lintel of a flyover on National Highway 28 collapsed in Basti earlier this morning in which 4 people injured, 2 people trapped under the debris.

The flyover was under-construction on a national highway at Uttar Pradesh's Basti . All injured laborers who were working at the site are being treated at a local hospital.

According to the NDTV Eyewitnesses said the iron beams supporting the flyover appear to have sunk into the ground, leading to the collapse of Flyover. On a related note it has been raining in the area for the last two weeks.

The under-construction flyover on National Highway 28 is some 205 km from Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow, news agency ANI reported. More details are awaited.

Worth mention here Last week, a portion of a service road on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway caved in after heavy rain. A car with four people swallowed in debris. There were no casualties reported.

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