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15 hurt as railing of floating bridge collapses in Kerala

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TOI News Desk / TIMESOFINDIA.COM / Mar 9, 2024, 22:18 IST

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Fifteen people were injured on Saturday in Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram, when the railing of a floating bridge collapsed, according to the police. Promptly responding to the incident, police officials arrived at the scene. The injured individuals, including women and children, were immediately taken to the hospital. Two of them are in critical condition, as confirmed by the police.

15 hurt as railing of floating bridge collapses in Kerala

NEW DELHI: As many as 15 people were

injured

on Saturday after the railing of a

floating bridge

collapsed in

Varkala

,

Thiruvananthapuram

, said police. The police officials reached the spot immediately after receiving word about the incident.
The injured included women and children. All the injured were immediately admitted to the hospital. The condition of the two is serious, said police.
The handrail of the floating bridge collapsed due to strong

waves

and consequently people fell into the sea.

Further

investigation

into the matter is underway. More details are awaited.
The coastal floating bridge, stretching 100 meters in length and three meters in width, offers visitors a unique vantage point to admire the surrounding landscape.
(With ANI inputs)

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