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Vivid News 24: The collapse of a suspension bridge in Morbi was captured on CCTV. On social media, video footage has become very popular. And after seeing the video, a lot of people are afraid. A short video clip that quickly gained popularity on social media shows a sizable crowd assembled on the bridge. Visitors were hurrying and standing on the bridge.

On the bridge, a few people can be seen trembling again. In the meantime, the bridge’s rope abruptly snapped. In the roaring Machchhu torrent, the bridge gave way. Everyone who was in the air plummeted into the water. Temporary joy quickly changes to sadness.

Several people were seen trying to swim to after breaking the bridge and falling into the river with serious injuries. Some people are seen trying to save their lives by holding on to the railings of the broken bridge. 

At least 140 visitors are said to have died in the bridge collapse. All India media The Indian Express reported that 93 visitors were injured in the incident. 84 of them have been admitted to Morbi government hospital. The remaining nine are undergoing treatment in a private hospital.

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Incidentally, the Morbi Bridge has closed for the company seven months ago. Ahmedabad’s Oreva Group gets the citation for reforms. The bridge is said to have been opened to the public on Gujarati New Year’s Day. October 26 last year, without Purva’s fitness certificate. 

The Morbi Bridge is listed as one of the attractions on the Gujarat Tourism website. The bridge is considered an engineering marvel. The bridge is described on the website of the Gujarat Tourism Department as a holder and carrier of modern technology. The bridge over the Machchhu River is 1.25 meters wide and 233 meters wide.

Meanwhile, the central and state governments announced compensation to the families affected by the tragic accident. The Modi government has announced to pay Rs 2 lakh to each family of the deceased. The injured will get financial assistance of Rs 50,000 each. 

Apart from this, the Gujarat government has announced to pay compensation of Rs 4 lakh to the families of the victims. Prime Minister Modi is going to Morbi on Tuesday afternoon. Talk to the wounded. Narendra Modi cancelled his Gujarat roadshow after the accident. The Prime Minister also cancelled the proposed election program in Gandhinagar. It is known that the Prime Minister will meet the families of those who lost their lives in the bridge accident.

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