At least 12 people have been reported dead after a portion of an under-construction flyover collapsed in Varanasi’s Cantonment area. Several people are still said to be trapped under the rubble. Rescue operations are underway.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over the incident in his home constituency and discussed the rescue operations with CM Yogi Adityanath.
CM Yogi formed a committee to look into the matter and has demanded for a report within 48 hours.