4 injured after slabs of foot over bridge collapse in Maharashtra

Four people were injured after a portion of the foot-over bridge collapsed at Balharshah Junction railway station at Chandrapur.
All have been shifted to Civil Hospital after giving first aid.
However, no causality has been reported so far.
According to the railway officials, a part of the pre-cast slab of the foot over-bridge (FOB) at Balharshah, Nagpur division fell down today at around 5.10 pm.
Chief Public Relations Officer of Central Railways, Shivaji Sutar, said, “A part of the Pre-case slab of FOB at Balharshah railway station connecting platforms 1 and 2 has fallen down at around 5.10 pm on Saturday. It is mentioned here that not the FOB has fallen down, it’s a part of the pre-cast slab (a small part of the walkway ).”
Further reports are awaited.
Meanwhile, Indian Railways announced ex-gratia of Rs 1 lakh to those who were grievously injured after a portion of the foot-over bridge collapsed at Balharshah Junction railway station in Chandrapur.
According to the Railway officials, ex-gratia of Rs 50,000 is also announced to those who sustained simple injuries. Chief Public Relations Officer of Central Railway Shivaji Sutar said, “Railway announces Ex gratia Rs 1 lakh to grievously injured and Rs 50,000 to those who sustained simple injuries. Injured persons being given best medical treatment by shifting them to other hospitals for early recovery.”

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