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Mumbai CST bridge collapse claims several lives, at least 30 injured

Police officials said the incident happened around 7.30 pm when a large portion of the bridge fell on Dr DN Road affecting north-bound traffic on JJ flyover during peak hour.

Mumbai CST bridge collapse claims several lives, at least 30 injured

Six people were killed and over 30 others were injured after CST railway foot overbridge collapsed in Mumbai on Thursday evening. (Express photo)

CM Devendra Fadnavis has ordered high-level enquiry into the bridge collapse incident and has also announced an Ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh to each family of the deceased, while Rs 50,000 will be provided to each injured. (Express photo: Nirmal Harindran)

A commuter praying for the victims and their families. (Express photo: Nirmal Harindran)

The CST railway foot overbridge which collapsed on Thursday evening. (Express photo: Nirmal Harindran)

Three of the six dead in the foot overbridge collapse at the CSMT railway station Thursday were nurses at Gokuldas Tejpal (GT) Hospital nearby — two of them were rushed to the same hospital they worked at. (Express photo: Prashant Nadkar)

The incident is a grim reminder of the stampede that took place on a foot overbridge (FOB) connecting the local railway stations of Elphinstone Road. At least 22 people were killed and 39 others were injured. (Express photo: Nirmal Harindran)

Mumbai CST bridge collapse claims several lives, at least 30 injured

Police officials said the incident happened around 7.30 pm when a large portion of the bridge fell on Dr DN Road affecting north-bound traffic on JJ flyover during peak hour. (Express photo)

Mumbai CST bridge collapse claims several lives, at least 30 injured

This is the second major collapse in last one year. Last year, Andheri’s G K Gokhale Road overbridge collapsed, killing two people. (Express photo)

Mumbai CST bridge collapse claims several lives, at least 30 injured

Injured are admitted at the Gokuldas Tejpal Hospital, Mumbai. (Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

Mumbai CST bridge collapse claims several lives, at least 30 injured

“The BMC is responsible for this accident. Tomorrow they will issue a statement saying that all bridges will be surveyed and audited,” Colaba BJP MLA Raj Purohit said.

Mumbai CST bridge collapse claims several lives, at least 30 injured

The foot overbridge, whose structural audit was recently done, is maintained by the Brihamumbai Municipal Corporation. (Express photo)

"The engineer who was undertaking this work should face an inquiry and be punished," he said.

Entry to the foot overbridge has now been blocked as Mumbai police grapple in trying to control the crowd. (Express photo)