The injured people have been rushed to CMRI Hospital and SSKM College and Hospital.
Governor Kesri Nath Tripathi also dropped in at the accident site to see the rescue operation.
After all, the party has been in power for seven years - and Kolkata has seen seen three major bridge collapses over the past six years.
State Congress president Adhir Chowdhury demanded an "answer" from Chief Minister Banerjee and Public Works Department Minister Hakim. My thoughts are with the families of the victims. She added the state government will bear the cost of their treatment. "I saw the news and called him, but some other person picked up the phone and told me about my son's death", said Soumen's father Pradip Bag.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi termed the incident "deeply unfortunate" and hoped for the speedy recovery of the injured. Suddenly I saw that a portion of the bridge collapsed. According to the latest reports, rescue teams and ambulances have arrived at the spot. Fire brigade, police and NDRF personnel are conducting rescue operations with the help of locals.
#05:40 PM: Relief and rescue priority, says Mamata: Our team is focused on relief and rescue work. PWD officials, in turn, blamed the railways for undermining the structural strength of the bridge. The collapse of the bridge has affected railway operations though the portion that has collapsed does not run over the railway lines but a canal adjacent to them.
The flyover had collapsed on March 31 last killing 26 people and senior officials of a Hyderabad-based construction firm along with officials of the KMDA were arrested in this connection. "Rest of the investigation will be done later".
Majerhatbridge in South Kolkata has collapsed. "Hard to gauge enormity of tragedy as yet looking at visuals". It is possible that not a lot of people got trapped under the collapsed part of the bridge.
The move comes as a bit of a surprise with Anderson carrying two years and more than $41 million remaining on his contract. Chriss, the No. 8 overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, never saw his career blossom with the Suns.
According to the World Bank, China has lifted more than 800 million people out of poverty since its economic opening up in 1990. China is investing billions of dollars in aid and projects, making Africa the most focused destination under the BRI.
He also provided new details about the department's move to reassign him once his Steele ties were brought to light. One of the meetings he recounted was a Washington breakfast attended by Steele, a Steele associate and Ohr.
Khan has in the past blamed Pakistan's participation in the US-led anti-terror campaign for the surge in terrorism at home. But in its fresh decision, the United States has chose to totally end all sort of financial support to Pakistan military.
Marquez tweeted that the blacklisting began when she made complaints to the show's executive producers, John Wells. Clooney claimed to have done not such thing, writing in a statement, "I was an actor and only an actor".
Chief Executive Officer Mark Parker apologized for the company's work culture in May to employees in a company-wide meeting. That policy has yet to go into effect as negotiations between the league and the players' union over the policy continue.
Open put out a statement , explaining the interaction between Lahyani and Kyrgios. "I don't think he's a coach, he's an umpire". The faintest of whispers to a players box - if noticed by the umpire - will earn a warning and in all likeliness, a fine.
A couple of loose points gifted Kanepi a break in the first game of the second set, however, and she couldn't get back on terms. For that bit of good fortune, Serena can thank Kaia Kanepi , who knocked out Halep on the tournament's first day.
House Speaker Paul Ryan remembered McCain as a man who made a "tremendous difference", "a man of conviction" and a "man of state". The service brought to a close two days of mourning for the USA senator and 2008 presidential nominee in his home state.
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Aretha's phenomenal career spanned five decades and saw her win 18 Grammy awards and sell more than 75 million records. Former president Bill Clinton joked that he and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were "Aretha groupies".
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Don't be surprised to hear him change his tune in the future. It remains, with the headline, in order to generate traffic. Sadio Mane is something of a fan favourite at Liverpool .