"Part of Gokhale Bridge, connecting Andheri East to West has collapsed affecting the overhead wires too.Trains on the western line are affected.BMC,Fire Brigade as well as RPF Staff & Officers are deputed on spot for support. Traffic above & below the bridge is stopped for now," the Mumbai police said in a tweet.
BMC & Shiv Sena both responsible for disasters happening & waiting to happen in Mumbai due to their extreme corruption. If only such tradegy happens to BMC babu's & Thackeray's family members than they will understand the repercussion of their actions. #Andheri #MumbaiRains pic.twitter.com/ffjbEnWl8F— Nava Mohan Rao…🇮🇳 (@iamnavamohan) 3 июля 2018 г.
According to the local media reports, at least 6 people were injured as a result of the bridge's collapse. The rescue teams are currently working at the scene and cleaning up debris in order to ensure that there are no people left under it.
wow. something surely gets destroyed in Mumbai after the city experiences pleasant gush of rain showers. The administrators need to upgrade city's infrastructure making them foolproof for the rains. But sadly, no one pays attention to these things. #Andheri pic.twitter.com/vgD65YL6lv— Reality Writes~ (@udaypilgaonkar) 3 июля 2018 г.
The Indian authorities have already launched the investigation into the incident The Gokhale bridge connects Andheri East and Andheri West stations and is used daily by thousands of local residents. Traffic at the site of the incident has been stopped and almost all of the trains of India's financial capital have been reportedly affected.