Nine Arrested In India After Deadly Weekend Bridge Collapse

Among those arrested in the collapse Sunday of the bridge, which resulted in the death of 134 people, were managerial staffers, ticketing clerks and three security guards.

  • The nine were were arrested Monday, in connection with the collapse of the foot bridge.
  • The colonial-era bridge, which reportedly was recently renovated, was at the time of the incident packed with sightseers enjoying holiday festivities.
  • “There were about 15-20 boys aged between 20-25 years who were shaking the bridge,” a witness told Reuters TV partner ANI.
  • There is no indication so far that the young males were among those arrested.
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