At least 60 labourers injured in Assam bridge collapsed.

bridge collapseDhemaji:  At least, 60 labourers, comprising some women, were injured, 17 of them badly, when a concrete bridge collapsed in Upper Assam’s Dhemaji district today, the report said.

According to the official sources, a portion of the bridge between the construction site of Bogibeel road-cum-rail Bridge and Silapathar collapsed after a weighty vehicle was trying to cross when the labourers were at work for its repair.

The injured had been shifted to a Silapathar public health centre whilst those badly hurt are being treated at the Dhemaji civil hospital, the reports said. Top police and civil officials of the district are at the spot.

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