Mohali: One killed, seven damage as under-construction bridge on college campus collapses


One particular person died and 7 have been injured after an under-construction bridge connecting two buildings of a non-public college in Sector 101 collapsed. Police have launched an investigation underneath part 174 of the Legal Process Code (CrPC) to know the rationale behind the incident.

Based on the police, the incident had taken place at Plaksha College late Saturday evening when the constructions employees have been laying a pre-mixture on the bridge being constructed to attach two buildings of the college campus. The bridge was being constructed to be round 150-200 metres lengthy.

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The deceased was recognized as Honey alias Chunnu, a resident of Jhanjeri village. Honey was working with working as a supervisor on the building web site.

“Whereas the premix was being laid, the bridge all of the sudden collapsed. Honey and some different employees have been current there. Honey was buried underneath the particles and died,” a police officer mentioned.

5 of the injured have been recognized as Darshan, Abid, Hakam, Dev Lal Sharma and Prem Chand. The police haven’t recognized two of the injured but. Based on them, all injured have been discharged from the hospital after therapy.

The college didn’t permit anybody to enter the premises and denied details about the incident. A police officer aware of the investigation advised The Indian Categorical that the incident had occurred at round 11 pm on Saturday evening and police groups have been rapidly deployed to rescue these caught underneath the particles.

Investigating Officer (IO) Assistant Sub-Inspector Kewal Singh mentioned that the physique of the deceased shall be handed over to the household after autopsy.

Honey’s uncle, Sandeep Kumar, mentioned that Honey was married and had a 2-year-old son. His sister is to get married on April 15. “Honey’s father had additionally died round two months in the past,” Sandeep Kumar advised The Indian Categorical.


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