In India, at least 20 people died in the collapse of the 20-meter cross-border beam at the bridge.

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In India, at least 20 people died in the collapse of the 20-meter cross-border beam at the bridge.

On the afternoon of May 15, local time, a beam of about 20 meters in the crossroads of a city in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India, collapsed. The accident coincided with a late peak, according to eyewitnesses, at least four cars, an auto rickshaw, a van and several pedestrians were under pressure and the vehicle was seriously damaged.

In India, at least 20 people died in the collapse of the 20-meter cross-border beam at the bridge.

After the accident, the Indian authorities sent seven cranes and troops to the rescue. At least 18 people have been confirmed dead and many injured.

In India, at least 20 people died in the collapse of the 20-meter cross-border beam at the bridge.












India's Prime Minister Modi expresses sadness and condolences on Twitter , asking for all possible assistance. At present, the local government has set up a three-person investigation team and launched a detailed investigation.

In India, at least 20 people died in the collapse of the 20-meter cross-border beam at the bridge.

According to foreign media reports, India often uses unqualified materials in construction. In 2016, a 100-meter flyover collapsed in Calcutta, eastern India, killing 26 people.