Morbi bridge collapse: 132 killed; Rescue ops continue

Several teams of NDRF and personnel of Navy and Air Force have been ordered to be airlifted to Morbi to help in the rescue efforts.

About 132 people have died, while more than a 100 other have been admitted and are under treatment

The colonial era cable bridge collapsed in Gujarat’s Morbi town on Sunday evening, plunging over 350 people into the river.

According to Morbi legislator and the State government minister Brijesh Merja, the number will likely go up significantly.

According to The Hindu’s sources there is also a possibility of PM Modi visiting Morbi today.

Source: The Hindu