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Bridge collapse in India kills at least 90

Suspension bridge collapses in India
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The death toll in the collapse of the bridge in the Indian state of Gujarat has increased to 90. writes edition of The Hindu.

The bridge collapsed while people were on it. Because of this, more than 350 people were under water. Previously reported 35 deaths as a result of the emergency.

The constructed bridge over the river was opened after reconstruction quite recently. According to the publication, it was renovated by a private company and opened without a certificate of fitness.

The state government has set up a committee to investigate the causes of the incident. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered to provide all necessary assistance to the victims.

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