Mumbai bridge collapses LIVE updates: A foot over bridge outside Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station in Mumbai collapsed on Thursday evening, leaving 5 people dead and more than 30 injured. The injured are being treated in nearby hospitals, Mumbai Police said in a tweet. Senior police officers have rushed to the spot and rescue operations are underway. 

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in a statement said he was saddened to hear about the foot overbridge incident near TOI building in Mumbai. He said he has spoken to BMC Commissioner and Mumbai Police officials and instructed them to ensure speedy relief efforts in coordination with Railway Ministry officials.

More details are awaited. 

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Experience near to death, says eye witness

The foot overbridge collapse was an experience near to death, said an eyewitness. A day ago, a portion of a foot overbridge outside Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station had collapsed and reportedly 6 people died in the incident, while more than 33 got injured.

Mumbai police files FIR against Railway, BMC

Taking cognizance of the saddening incident, Mumbai Police has lodged a FIR against Railways and Bombay Municipal Corporation (BMC). In the CST foot over bridge collapse, reportedly 6 people lost their lives and 33 got injured.

Mumbai Police to register case in bridge collapse incident

Mumbai Police will register a case in the incident where a portion of a foot overbridge near CSMT railway station collapsed earlier this evening, news agency ANI reported.

Deeply saddening: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the collapse of a foot overbridge in Mumbai is deeply saddening. He further said his thoughts are with the families who lost their loved ones in this accident.

Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant reaches St George hospital

Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant reached St George hospital to meet the people injured in the incident where part of a foot overbridge near CSMT railway station collapsed earlier this evening.

CM announces ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to kin of deceased

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of those who died in the bridge collapse incident. Finance assistance of Rs 50,000 each will be given to the injured and state govt will provide for their treatment, he said.

Death toll likely to rise

The death toll in the Mumbai bridge collapse is likely to rise as two people are said to be critically injured. Rescue operations are still underway. A team of NDRF and dog squad are present at the spot where a portion of a foot overbridge near CSMT railway station collapsed earlier this evening.

Deeply anguished: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed deep anguish over the loss of lives due to the foot overbridge accident in Mumbai this evening. In a tweet, the prime minister said his thoughts are with the bereaved families. The Maharashtra Government was providing all possible assistance to those affected, he further said.

Railways and BMC will conduct an inquiry: Maharashtra Minister Vinod Tawde

Maharashtra Minister Vinod Tawde, who visited the collapsed site, said a slab of the bridge had collapsed. Railways and BMC will conduct an inquiry into its maintenance. He further said the bridge was not in a bad condition and it required minor repairs for which work was underway.

Saddened to hear about the bridge collapse: Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in a statement said he was saddened to hear about the foot overbridge incident near TOI building in Mumbai. He said he has spoken to BMC Commissioner and Mumbai Police officials and instructed them to ensure speedy relief efforts in coordination with Railway Ministry officials.

Ministry of Railways on bridge collision

The bridge was of BMC (Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation). However, we're extending all our supports to the victims. Railway doctors & personnel are cooperating with BMC in relief & rescue operations.

Death toll rises to 3

The death toll has risen to 3 in the Mumbai bridge collapse incident where a portion of foot overbridge near CSMT railway station collapsed around 7:30 pm this evening. 34 people are reported to be injured in the incident. However, the death toll is likely to rise.

10-12 persons feared to be trapped under the debris: NDRF

National Disaster Relief Force in a statement said 10-12 persons are feared to be trapped under the debris. A team from Regional Response Center (RRC) Mumbai has been rushed to the spot.

Mumbai Police has confirmed the deaths of two people in the bridge collapse incident took place this evening. At least 23 people are reported to be injured and they are being rushed to nearby hospitals for treatment.

In 2017, 23 commuters were killed in a stampede on a narrow FOB connecting WR's Elphinstone Road with Parel on Central Railway.

Authorities have issued helpline numbers to help relatives of the victims and give them the necessary information.

Helpline Numbers: 222-22621855, 222-22621983

Incident took place around 7:30 pm

At least 23 people are reported to be injured. The injured are being rushed to nearby hospitals. The shocking incident took place around 7:30 pm in the evening. Senior police officials have been rushed to the spot.

Bridge connecting CST platform 1 north end with B T Lane collapses

Mumbai Police put out a tweet and said the bridge connecting CST platform 1 north end with B T Lane near Times of India building has collapsed. Commuters are being urged to take alternate routes.

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