10:52 GMT18 April 2021
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    A major mishap was averted due to low Sunday morning traffic at the scene of the accident in the vicinity of Daulatabad in Haryana state, India outside Gurugram, a major satellite city of Delhi. The reason for the collapse at the construction site has yet to be determined.

    Part of a flyover (overpass) which is under construction on the Gurugram-Dwarka Expressway near Daulatabad in India's Haryana state collapsed on Sunday morning at around 7.30 am. 

    According to a local police officer, “Three workers have been injured in the accident and have been shifted to the nearest hospital.”

    While the locals and disaster management teams have been trying to rescue others, that entire area has been cordoned off, and traffic has been diverted. 

    ​Netizens have taken to social media to express their anger, often towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government. 

    The reason for the collapse has yet to be determined.

    Nearby Gurugram, a satellite city of Delhi, has over a million residents and is considered a prosperous IT hub.


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