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Arrests after India bridge collapse kills more than 130

Summary by Ground News
Military teams were searching Monday for people missing after a century-old cable suspension bridge collapsed into a river Sunday in the western Indian state of Gujarat. At least 177 survivors were pulled from the river and teams from the army, navy and air force were looking for others still missing. The 19th-century, colonial-era pedestrian bridge over the Machchu river in the state's Morbi district collapsed because it could not handle the weight of the large crowd.
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Gujarat: Nine arrested in Morbi bridge collapse case

At least nine people were arrested on Monday in connection with the collapse of a bridge in Gujarat's Morbi that killed more than 130 people, police s

3 months ago·Mumbai, India
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India arrests after deadly river bridge collapse

At least 141 people died after a packed bridge over a river in Gujarat state gave way.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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Two Managers of Maintenance Firm Oreva, 3 Security Guards: The 9 Men Arrested for Morbi Bridge Tragedy

Private group Oreva had been entrusted with repair work of the bridge which was opened to the public after the completion of the renovation work. But the local municipality had not yet issued any fitness certificate (after the renovation work), an official said

3 months ago·India
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Police arrest nine over Indian bridge collapse, toll reaches 134

Indian police arrested nine people on Monday, including ticketing clerks and contractors, as they investigate the collapse of a foot bridge in which at least 134 people, including many children, were killed.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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Indian police arrest nine people after footbridge collapse kills at least 134

Officials say they did not issue a certificate to the company in charge of Morbi bridge that it was fit for public use after repairs

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Nine arrested after bridge collapses in India, killing 134

Police in western India arrested nine people on Monday as they investigated the collapse of a newly repaired 143-year-old suspension bridge in one of the country's worst accidents in years, officials said. The collapse Sunday evening in Gujarat state plunged hundreds of people into a river, killing at least 134.

3 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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