Banihal, May 06
Four persons were injured when an iron bridge collapsed in Ramban district today, officials said.
Two trucks loaded with construction material for an under-construction tunnel were crossing the 300-meter bridge over NallahBishlari in Ramsoo area when it collapsed, resulting in injuries to both driver and conductor, the officials said.
The injured were rushed to nearby hospital and their condition was stated to be “stable”, the officials said.
The bridge was laid by IRCON some four years back on the approach road leading to the 13.5 km under-construction railway tunnel, which will be the longest in the country after completion, between Khari and Sumber in Ramban district. (AGENCIES)