Bridge collapse in Morbi: Gujarat’s chief minister declares November 2 as a day of sorrow

In a horrifying tragedy that occurred on Sunday evening, a cable suspension bridge they were strolling on broke, sending hundreds of people plunging into the Machchuu river in Gujarat’s Morbi district.

More than 130 people have died, and numerous teams from the SDRF, NDRF, Indian Army, and even the Coast Guard have been sent in to provide assistance.

Teams are looking for numerous other missing people in addition to the 177 who have already been saved.

The suspension bridge had about 500 people on it when its supporting cables broke, sending people plummeting into the river below, including women and children. Only approximately 125 passengers could be supported by the bridge.

The state government has declared that each victim’s family will receive Rs. 4 lakh in compensation, in addition to Rs. 50,000 for those who were injured. The victim’s families will receive Rs. 2 lakh in financial aid, according to the prime minister.

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