PM condoles loss of lives due to capsizing of a boat in AP, collapse of under-construction flyover in Varanasi
New Delhi: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has expressed sadness over the loss of lives due to the collapse of an under-construction flyover in Varanasi.
At least 19 people were killed and several others were injured after a portion of an under-construction flyover collapsed in Varanasi’s cantonment area.
Reportedly, two pillars of an under-construction flyover in Varanasi’s Cantt area had collapsed on Tuesday, bringing down a huge slab, which crushed a mini-bus, cars and two-wheelers. The situation worsened as the incident took place during the peak hours.
“Extremely saddened by the loss of lives due to the collapse of an under-construction flyover in Varanasi. I pray that the injured recover soon. Spoke to officials and asked them to ensure all possible support to those affected.
I spoke to UP CM Yogi Adityanath Ji regarding the situation due to the collapse of an under-construction flyover in Varanasi. The UP Government is monitoring the situation very closely and is working on the ground to assist the affected”, the Prime Minister said.
The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has condoled the loss of lives due to the capsizing of a boat in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district.
Around 40 people are feared missing after a boat capsized due to strong winds in the Godavari River on Tuesday evening.
Twelve others, including two women and a child, swam to safety. The boat was carrying them from Kondamodalu in West Godavari district to Polavaram.