Bridge collapses near Siliguri in Darjeeling while truck passes over on it

A bridge collapsed near Siliguri in Darjeeling district on Friday morning when a truck was passing over on it, it took place three days after a bridge collapsed in Majerhat in Kolkata.

The truck is still hanging from the broken part of the bridge and it connects Manganj and Siliguri. The truck driver was injured in this bridge collapse and was rushed to the hospital.

A part of the Majerhat bridge collapsed in Kolkata three days back that claimed the lives of three people.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that there are twenty bridges in an around Kolkata that have crossed their expiry date. She assured that those bridges will be inspected and repaired urgently.

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