40 Injured As Footbridge Collapses In Chenani Area of Udhampur District

Udhampur, Apr 14 At least forty persons were injured after a footbridge collapsed during Baisakhi celebrations in Udhampur district on Friday afternoon, officials said.

They told that that a steel footbridge collapsed at Beni Sangam in Bain village in Udhampur when a large chunk of locals were over it in connection with Baisakhi festival celebrations in the area.

The injured persons have been evacuated from the site to a nearby hospital, where all of them are said to be responding well to the treatment, the official said.