Mumbai: Al least five people have lost their lives and 36 are injured after a foot overbridge near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CST) railway station in Mumbai collapsed in the evening today.
The tragic incident happened at around 7:30 pm during the pick hour. The injured were rushed to the nearby GT Hospital.
The Mumbai Police tweeted, "Foot over bridge connecting CST platform 1 north end with B T Lane near Times of India building has collapsed."
Initially, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) said that at least 10 to 12 people were feared trapped under the debris of the bridge but later Mumbai Police clarified the count.
Commuters have been asked by the police to use alternate routes as the traffic has been affected in that area.