Rescue teams continue search operations in Mahad bridge collapse

Rescue teams at Mahad start day five of search ops in bridge collapse tragedy, 26 bodies retrieved, 41 people missing.

Published: 08th August 2016 09:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th August 2016 09:59 AM   |  A+A-


MAHAD: The rescue teams at Mahad have started their search operation this morning in the Savitri River bridge collapse tragedy.

Till now 26 bodies have been retrieved from the river and the total number of missing people is 41.

23 bodies were identified yesterday, in which 10 are of the passengers from Rajapur - Borivali bus, seven from Jaigad - Mumbai bus and remaining six from private cars fallen in the River after a British-era bridge collapsed.

In the mishap of Tuesday night, two State Transport busses and two private cars fell in Savitri River along with 38 passengers. 

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp