Mizoram: BSF recovers 22 dead bodies in rly bridge collapse


Aizawl: A total of 22 workers died, three were grievously injured and one is still missing in the Sairang Railway Bridge collapse incident in Aizawl, the 38th battalion of the Border Security Force said on Friday.
The under-construction Railway bridge collapsed near Sairang, Aizawl on Wednesday morning. A total of 26 workers were present at the site during the tragic incident. A rescue team of 38 Battalion, Border Security Force, Sakawrtuichhun (Aizawl) reached the spot with the medical team and tracker dogs at the site upon receiving information.
They extended helping hands to the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Administration and Police to recover dead bodies in debris. The BSF Battalion provided their vehicle and nursing staff for evacuation and retrieval of dead bodies from the spot.