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3 dead as under-construction bridge collapses in Mumbai

February 07, 2013 02:26 IST

Three persons were killed on Wednesday night while several others injured after a portion of an under-construction bridge collapsed near the international airport in Mumbai, officials said.

The injured were admitted to CooperHospital and DesaiHospital, they said.

Eight fire tenders and four ambulances have been rushed to the spot and rescue operations are underway, they said.

The officials said that those trapped beneath the debris are mostly workers.

The reason behind the collapse was being probed, they said.

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