Baharampur: At least one person was killed and 25 others injured in south Kolkata after a portion of the Majherhat bridge collapsed on Tuesday. The rescuers did not find anyone trapped in the debris overnight, but a police officer said clearance operations was on full tilt on Wednesday morning.
Gautam Mandal, resident of Murshidabad was missing since the bridge collapsed. The family of the victim is worried. For some years ago, Gautam and some his friends came to Kolkata for Metro rail project. Presently they were working on the Metro Rail project near the Majerhat.
Gautam came home about a month ago. On Monday, he joined the work in Kolkata. Just a couple of hours before the accident, Gautam spoke to his wife over the phone. According to wife Anita Mondal after the incident, her husband was missing. Gautam’s son also worked with him. He called home after the accident and told that he is healthy, but his father was missing.
Since then, the whole family, along with wife Anita, are spending days with anxiously. Although the rescue operation was still going on. Legislators and administrative officials came to the house.