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Portion of under-construction flyover collapses in Odisha, 1 killed

Bhubaneswar, Sept 11:-- At least one person was killed and more than 15 others were injured after a portion of an under-construction flyover collapsed at Bomikhal in Odisha's capital Bhubaneswar on Sunday afternoon.


Bhubaneswar Police Commissioner Yogesh Bahadur Khurania told IBNS, "One is confirmed dead so far and over 15 persons have been rescued from the area and rushed to hospital. Our rescue operation is currently underway."


The deceased person has been identified as Satya Patnaik.


"The deceased has been identified as Satya Patnaik (40). We will start investigation into the matter after rescue operation ends and book everyone, who are responsible for the disaster," he added.


A senior official of Odisha Fire and Emergency Services told IBNS, "We have no specific information how many person are trapped under the wreckage. We are looking for survivors at the crash site."


More than 10 fire tenders, few cranes and several teams of Orissa Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) have joined the rescue operations.


Odisha government has announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 5 lakh to the next kin of deceased.


State Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has condoled the loss of life in the incident.


Patnaik assured that the guilty will be punished.


He said high level enquiry into the tragedy has been instituted by the government.


The CM said two engineers have been placed under suspension.


"High-level enquiry instituted into mishap and exemplary action to be taken against guilty. Two engineers placed under suspension 2/2," CMO Odisha tweeted.


The Chief Minister announced Rs. 5 lakh ex-gratia has been announced for the bereaved family.


"CM @Naveen_Odisha condoled loss of life in Bomikhal flyover collapse; ?5 lakh ex-gratia for bereaved family & free treatment of injured 1/2," read another tweet posted by the CMO Odisha.

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