According to police, a railway bridge that was being built across a ravine in northeastern India fell on Wednesday, killing at least eighteen workers and leaving several more missing.
According to Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga, the incident happened close to Sairang, which is roughly 20 kilometers (12 miles) away from Aizawl, the state capital. As per the report by the local media, the bridge fell when up to forty employees were present at the scene.
The press was informed by senior local police official Rex Zarzoliana Vanchhawng that 18 remains had been recovered by rescuers.
In the western Indian state of Gujarat, a pedestrian suspension bridge fell in October of last year, killing over 140 people.