Morbi Update Live : There is a very traumatic news. During the Mishap at least 32 people lost their lives, while many others were injured after a hanging bridge in Gujarat’s Morbi district collapsed in Machchhu river on Sunday evening. We are going to explain everything in this article. What actually happened, who is responsible, what can be done now. Keep Reading
As per initial reports, the cable bridge was restarted five days ago after renovation.
Gujarat Home Minister Harsh Sanghavi said that over 70 people have been rescued and taken to hospital. He also informed that most of the people who are rescued are out of danger.
Several people fell in the river after the bridge collapsed. Rescue operations are underway.
The administration, with the help of locals, is rescuing people who fell in the river after the bridge collapse.
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The state government has announced an ex gratia of Rs 4 lakh to the family of each deceased and Rs 50,000 to those injured in the mishap.
Gujarat Home Minister Harsh Sanghavi and Health Minister Rishikesh Patel will leave shortly for Morbi. Two teams of the National Disaster Management Force (NDRF) have also left from Morbi.
Soon after the incident came to light, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a three-day visit to Gujarat ahead of Assembly elections, spoke to Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel and other officials regarding the mishap. The prime minister has asked that the situation be closely and continuously monitored, and extend all possible help to those affectedin Cable Bridge Accident.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah too spoke to Gujarat Home Minister Harsh Sanghavi & other state officials and said that the local administration is engaged in relief work. Shah also said that the National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) is also reaching the spot soon.
Meanwhile, CM Patel also took to Twitter and informed that the relief and rescue operations are ongoing by the system. The administration has been instructed to arrange immediate treatment for the injured, the chief minister said, adding that he is in constant contact with the district administration in this regard.
“I am reaching Gandhinagar after shortening further programs with PM Modi. MoS Home has been asked to reach the spot and guide the rescue operations. Troops, including State Disaster Relief Force (SDRF) have been mobilised for rescue operations,” Patel said.
Even the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal expressed anguish over the incident and prayed for lives and health of people injured after falling of the bridge.
Where is Morbi ?
Morbi or Morvi is a city in the Morbi district in the state of Gujarat, India. It is situated on the Kathiawar peninsula. In 2011, the city’s population was determined to be 194,947. The city of Morbi is on the Machhu River, 35 km from the sea and 60 km from Rajkot.
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