Flyover collapses in India killing at least 14 people

150 feared trapped in Calcutta under 100-metre length of metal and cement

31st March, 2016
Minibus passengers are among those feared trapped. Pic: courtesy rte.ie

A flyover under construction in Kolkata in India has collapsed on to traffic leaving 14 people dead.

A further 50 people are feared trapped.

Residents of Girish Park used their bare hands to dig out the injured from under a 100-metre length of metal and cement that smashed to the ground at rush hour this morning.

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