Morbi Suspension Bridge Tragedy Death List

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Are you looking for list of dead in morbi suspension bridge disaster? The death toll in the Morbi suspension bridge collapse in Gujarat rose to 130 on Monday and rescue workers pulled out more bodies from the Machu river, a police official said. Today has become a sad day for Morbi.

Death toll in Morbi suspension bridge disaster

The tragedy of the suspension bridge breaking has occurred. In which about 500 people have drowned. By late evening, 171 people have been confirmed dead, while more than 100 people have been injured. Rescue work is going on in Purjosh after this incident.

A century-old suspension bridge over the Machhu river in Gujarat’s Morbi town, about 240 km from Gandhinagar, collapsed on Sunday evening, officials said. The bridge was reopened just four days ago after being closed for nearly seven months for repair work.

Morbi Chief District Medical Officer P.K. Didharejia said that at least 60 of the 79 injured people admitted to the Morbi Civil Hospital are in critical condition.

Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel and Minister of State for Home Harsh Sanghvi, in a meeting with the survivors of the suspension bridge blast at Morbi Civil Hospital. Minister of State for Home Harsh Sanghvi, who rushed to Morbi, said that around 150 people were on the bridge at the time of the accident.

According to reports, many women and children were on the “hanging bridge” when it collapsed and they drowned in the water below. The incident took place at 6:30 pm, when dozens of people were walking on the bridge, a major tourist attraction in Morbi.

List of dead in Morbi hanging bridge disaster

“More than 60 bodies have been recovered (as of 9:45 pm) and rescue operations are still on. Fire brigade, NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) and private divers are trying to rescue people. Efforts are on to break the check dam downstream so that the water level falls in the stretch where the bridge was,” Rajkot MP Mohan Kundaria said.

“There is water hyacinth in the river, which is hampering rescue operations,” said Kundaria, a resident of Morbi, a part of Morbi district that falls in his Lok Sabha constituency.

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Number of people injured in Morbi hanging bridge disaster

“Around 70-80 people were injured or trapped in raging waters as they fell into the river after the bridge collapsed,” said Brijesh Merja, minister of state for panchayats and local MLA from Morbi. “Search and rescue operations are on. The injured are being taken to government and private hospitals in Morbi,” he said.

People cling to a collapsed suspension bridge in Morbi. The construction on Machu river was a century old. (Express Photo) While the bridge is owned by the Morbi municipality, the civic body handed over its operation and maintenance for 15 years earlier this year to Oreva Group, a private company known for manufacturing watches.

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Morbi suspension bridge collapses – many people fall into the river along the bridge

On Sunday, a spokesman for the Orewa Group said: “While we await further information, prima facie, the bridge collapsed because there were several people in the middle of the bridge trying to move it from one road to the other”.

The Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said three NDRF teams, 50 Navy personnel, 30 IAF personnel, two Indian Army columns and seven fire brigade teams were sent to Morbi. A separate ward has been set up in Morbi Civil Hospital.

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