Rajnath speaks to Parrikar over Goa bridge collapseUpdated: May 18, 2017 22:57 IST
Meanwhile, the Indian Navy tweeted "9 Navy Divers with Geminis boats & associated equipment rush to Curchorem, South Goa bridge collapse site for Search & Rescue operation."
Spoke to Goa CM Shri @manoharparrikar regarding the bridge collapse on Sanvordem River. Search and rescue ops have been intensified.— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) May 18, 2017
So far, one body has been recovered from the location. 50 persons fell into a river following the collapse of the footbridge. The incident took place when the police were attempting to rescue a youth who jumped off the bridge. The number of casualties is still unclear. The police and the fire brigade are currently at spot. The rescue operation is currently underway. (ANI)
9 Navy Divers with Geminis boats & associated equipment? rush to Curchorem, South Goa bridge collapse site for Search & Rescue operation pic.twitter.com/I5yCxW51a8— SpokespersonNavy (@indiannavy) May 18, 2017