Gujarat Morbi Bridge Collapsed
- Know about Morbi Bridge
Gujrat Morbi Bridge was built during British Rule in India on Machchhu River
It was also known as Jhulto Pul which means "swinging bridge" It was a 230-metre long.
It was inaugurated on 20 February 1879. The toll bridge reopened on 26 October 2022 on the event of Gujarati New Year, after being closed for around six months for repairing work.
There were more than 400 people were on the bridge at the time of collapse on 30
Over 130 people, were killed in the incident. Bridge was opened to the public ahead of schedule by the private company maintaining it,
Nine people were arrested against this incident and FIR were lodged against bridge maintenance, operation agencies
Tickets were sold for ₹ 12 to ₹ 17 on day of collapse; there was no evident crowd control during this time.
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