Crane Collapse Kills 7 in Bihar


Patna: At least seven people were killed after a crane collapsed during the construction of Arrah-Chhapra bridge in Bihar on Monday afternoon, according to emerging reports.

Several people have reportedly been trapped. The 4.3-km-long under-construction bridge is being built across river Ganga, connecting two cities — Arrah of Bhojpur district and Chhapra (Chapra) of Saran district — of the state.

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Upon completion, the bridge is said to increase the connectivity between northern and southern parts of Bihar.