Mumbai: 4 dead, over 30 injured as foot overbridge collapses near Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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Three persons have died and over 30 others were injured after a foot overbridge collapsed on Thursday evening near Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) railway station in Mumbai.

“Foot over bridge connecting CST platform 1 north end with B T Lane near Times of India building has collapsed. Injured persons are being shifted to hospitals. Traffic affected. Commuters to use alternate routes. Senior officers are on spot,” Mumbai police tweeted.

According to the reports, several are feared to be trapped. Senior police officials, the fire brigade and a team of the National Disaster Response Force were rushed to the site of the accident. 

The pedestrian bridge connects the railway station to the Azad Maidan police station in south Mumbai.

The traffic in the area has been affected and commuters have been advised to use alternate routes, police said.