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Goa: 4 injured as bridge scaffolding collapses

ANI | Updated: Mar 13, 2019 19:56 IST

<p>Panaji (Goa) [India], Mar 13 (ANI): Four people sustained injuries after <a href="/search?query=scaffolding">scaffolding</a> erected for the construction of a major bridge across the Zuari river collapsed on Wednesday.<br />In a statement issued by Dilip Buildcon Ltd, the infrastructure company which is constructing the bridge said, "Prima facie this <a href="/search?query=scaffolding">scaffolding</a> failure is most likely due to soil displacement from the (nearby) hillock". <br />"Thankfully there has not been loss of blood, casualties... Dilip Buildcon prides itself on its impeccable safety and quality records. We have been working since April 2016, with an accident-free record," it further read.<br />The eight-lane Zuari bridge connects districts of South Goa and North Goa. Injured persons have been admitted to Goa Medical College and Hospital. (ANI)<br /></p>
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