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Woman dies, 30 injured as foot overbridge collapses in Kerala

The foot overbridge, which collapsed on Monday, was located inside the state-run Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited (KMML) complex.

By: PTI | Kollam | Published: October 30, 2017 1:38:49 pm
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A 55-year-old woman was killed and more than 30 others injured when a foot overbridge across a canal collapsed at Chavara near Kollam Monday, the police said. The bridge was located inside the state-run Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited (KMML) complex.

The deceased Shyamala, an employee of KMML, died after the iron bridge fell into the canal, they said.

The collapsed bridge connects the company’s complex to its adjacent mineral separation (MS) unit. All the injured were admitted to a nearby government hospital, police said.

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