At least nine people were injured when a portion of overbridge collapsed this morning at Bhopal Junction railway station.
Passengers were seen helping those injured as the incident reported at around 9 am at platform- 3 led to a chaos at the railway station. In visuals, locals and railway staff were also seen picking up debris.
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Ambulances were called immediately and injured were rushed to a nearby hospital.
In a tweet, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath called the incident “tragic”. “At Bhopal Railway Station, the collapse of a portion of overbridge is extremely tragic. Some people have been injured in the accident. Wish a speedy recovery to those injured. Officials concerned have been directed to offer assistance,” he wrote in Hindi.
Cops and railway officials are taking a stock of the situation.
(More details are awaited)