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15 May 2018 Current Events 18 killed in Varanasi bridge collapse
18 killed in Varanasi bridge collapse

A part of an under-construction flyover collapsed in Varanasi killing at lest 18 people. According to media reports, many people are feared trapped under the debris. The incident occurred near a railway station in Varanasi. It is expected that the death toll will rise. The National Disaster Response Force has deployed seven teams for relief operations at the site of the incident. 




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