At least 14 people have been reportedly dead in the collapse of a flyover under construction in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata (Calcutta). According to reports, many people are feared trapped under the concrete and steel bridge, which fell on a busy road. The collapse of the flyover has been bas a result of substandard materials used in constructing the projects.
However, the company in charge of the construction, IVRCL, said it would cooperate with investigators. At least 70 injured have been taken to hospitals, while emergency teams have been sent with sniffer dogs, concrete cutters, drilling machines and sensors to detect life, a rescue official told news agency.