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AFP
May 16, 2018

India flyover collapse kills 18 in Varanasi

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AFP
May 16, 2018

LUCKNOW: At least 18 people died Tuesday after a flyover collapsed in northern India, crushing vehicles and passengers under tonnes of concrete, a rescue official said. Rescue workers rushed to the site in Varanasi city where an unknown number of people were still feared trapped under the debris, in the latest of a string of deadly construction accidents in India. “Eighteen bodies have been recovered so far by our teams. Seven teams of the NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) are engaged in rescue operation which is underway,” an official in the disaster control room told AFP.

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