“Spoke to Goa CM Shri @manoharparrikar regarding the bridge collapse on Sanvordem River. Search and rescue ops have been intensified,” Rajnath Singh tweeted.
Meanwhile, the Indian Navy tweeted “9 Navy Divers with Geminis boats & associated equipment rush to Curchorem, South Goa bridge collapse site for Search & Rescue operation.”
So far, one body has been recovered from the location. Fifty people fell into a river following the collapse of the footbridge. The incident took place when the police were attempting to rescue a youth who jumped off the bridge.
The number of casualties is still unclear.