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WB: Another body recovered from bridge collapse site, toll is 3

PTI
Published : Sep 7, 2018, 5:33 am IST
Updated : Sep 7, 2018, 5:33 am IST

Mondal was working as a cook in the extension of the Metro rail project going on adjacent to the Majerhat bridge, he said.

Civic authority personnel clear the debris at the Majherhat Bridge collapse site after DMG personnel declared the rescue operation over. (Photo: Abhijit Mukherjee)
 Civic authority personnel clear the debris at the Majherhat Bridge collapse site after DMG personnel declared the rescue operation over. (Photo: Abhijit Mukherjee)

Kolkata: Another body was recovered Thursday from the debris of the collapsed Majerhat bridge in south Kolkata, taking the toll in the mishap to three, a police official said.

The body was identified as that of Goutam Mondal (45), a labourer from Murshidabad district who was missing along with another labourer Pranab Dey since the accident on Tuesday, he said.

Mondal was working as a cook in the extension of the Metro rail project going on adjacent to the Majerhat bridge, he said.

Twenty-four-year-old Dey’s body was recovered on Wednesday. He too was a native of Murshidabad district and was working as a labourer in the Metro project. A man identified as Somen Bag was killed in the mishap on Tuesday.

Tags: majerhat bridge
Location: India, West Bengal, Calcutta [Kolkata]