18 dead as under construction flyover collapses in Varanasi

At least 18 people were killed after a portion of an under construction flyover collapsed in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi on Tuesday. Two pillars of the flyover collapsed and crushed cars and a local bus.

Three people were pulled out of the debris and many of those trapped were trapped were reported to be labourers who were working on the flyover.


Rescue operation is underway.


Five teams of the National Disaster Response Force or NDRF were deployed to lead rescue operations.

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