PM expresses grief over Kolkata flyover collapse

Washington, March 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed grief over the collapse of a flyover in Kolkata, in which 14 people were killed.

The prime minister, who is in Washington, US, also reviewed the rescue operations.

“Shocked and saddened by collapse of under construction flyover in Kolkata. Took stock of the situation and rescue operations,” Modi said in a tweet.

“My thoughts are with the families of those who lost their lives in Kolkata. May the injured recover at the earliest,” he said in another tweet.

At least 14 people were killed and over 100 injured in Kolkata when a portion of the under-construction flyover collapsed on Thursday, burying several vehicles.

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