No less than 132 folks died after a colonial-era pedestrian bridge collapsed in Gujarat on Sunday, sending scores of individuals tumbling into the river under. The Morbi bridge collapse was one of many deadliest disasters to rock the nation in years. Here’s a recap of comparable such bridge collapses over the previous 20 years which have left scores lifeless or lacking all over the world.
2022: No less than 130 lifeless in Gujarat
No less than 130 folks have been killed after a 100-year-old suspension bridge collapsed in Morbi in Gujarat. Officers stated as many as 500 folks have been on the bridge performing rituals for a serious non secular pageant when it gave manner.
2021: 26 lifeless in Mexico Metropolis
An elevated part of monitor on the Mexico Metropolis metro system collapsed in Might bringing a passenger prepare crashing down, killing 26 folks and injuring dozens.
2016: 26 lifeless in Kolkata
No less than 26 folks died after a flyover collapsed onto a busy road in Kolkata. Rescue staff pulled out practically 100 injured folks from beneath big concrete slabs and steel.
2011: No less than 32 killed in Darjeeling
In October 2011, no less than 32 folks have been killed when a bridge full of pageant crowds collapsed about 30 kilometres from the hill city of Darjeeling.
2011: No less than 30 killed in Arunachal Pradesh
Lower than per week after the bridge collapse in Darjeeling, round 30 folks have been killed when a footbridge over a river within the Arunachal Pradesh collapsed.
2007: Nepal and China
In August 2007, no less than 64 staff have been killed in China when a river bridge in central Hunan province collapsed as they’re finishing its building.
In December 2007, no less than 16 folks died and 25 went lacking in Nepal after a bridge crowded with non secular pilgrims collapsed within the west of the nation. On the time of the accident practically 400 folks have been stated to have been on the bridge throughout a gorge over the Bheri River, 380 kilometres west of the capital Kathmandu. As many as 100 folks managed to swim to security.
2006: No less than 40 killed in Pakistan
In August 2006, no less than 40 folks died in Pakistan as monsoon rains washed away a bridge in Mardan, 50 kilometres from Peshawar within the northwest of the nation.
2006: No less than 34 killed in Bihar
In December 2006, no less than 34 folks died as a 150-year-old bridge collapsed on a passenger prepare within the railway station in Bihar.
2003: No less than 20 killed in Mumbai
In August 2003, no less than 20 folks, together with 19 youngsters, died when a bridge fell right into a river close to Mumbai, throwing a college bus and 4 different autos into the river.
2003: No less than 29 killed in Bolivia
In December 2003, no less than 29 folks died as floods washed away a highway bridge as a bus is crossing it in Bolivia.
(With inputs from AFP)
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