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Woman injured in Andheri bridge collapse dies 

The over-bridge at a railway station in Andheri area collapsed yesterday during heavy rains, disrupting train services, injuring five people.

Published: 08th July 2018 12:38 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th July 2018 12:38 AM   |  A+A-

Rescue workers clear the debris of Gokhale foot overbridge that collapsed on the Western Railway tracks at Andheri station following heavy rain in Mumbai on Tuesday July 03 2018. (File Photo | PTI)

By PTI

MUMBAI: A 36-year-old woman, who was severely injured when the pathway of a bridge collapsed over the railway tracks at Andheri station, died today at RN Cooper Hospital, a civic official said.

A section of the bridge, in the southern end of Andheri railway station, collapsed on July 3, and Asmita Katkar had suffered severe injuries to her head and limbs, an official said.

She was on ventilator support since being admitted to the hospital, situated in Mumbai's Juhu area, immediately after the bridge collapse, the official added.

He said that Katkar was declared dead by Cooper hospital authorities at around 6:50pm today.

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