Jammu & Kashmir

40 injured as footbridge collapses amid Baisakhi celebrations in Udhampur

Footbridge collapses in Udhampur on April 14, 2023.

Udhampur: At least forty persons were injured after a footbridge collapsed during Baisakhi celebrations in Udhampur district on Friday afternoon, officials said.

They told GNS that that a steel footbridge collapsed at Beni Sangam in Bain village in Udhampur when a large chunk of locals were over it in connection with Baisakhi festival celebrations in the area.

The injured persons have been evacuated from the site to a nearby hospital, where all of them are said to be responding well to the treatment, the official said.

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