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Bridge Collapses at Thoratang

Betapur, June 12: A Bailey Bridge at Thoratang near Swadesh Nagar on the Andaman Trunk Road today collapsed due to overload. The bridge had collapsed when heavy duty vehicles of NHIDCL carrying loads for construction of National Highway entered the bridge together, thus causing the collapse of the bridge. Both the trucks are stuck in the middle of the bridge. However no human casualties were reported.

  • Written by Denis Giles
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