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Sonia Gandhi Expresses Shock Over Kolkata Flyover Collapse

A portion of a flyover under construction in Kolkata collapsed on Thursday, burying several vehicles.

Published: 31st March 2016 06:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 31st March 2016 06:42 PM   |  A+A-

By IANS

NEW DELHI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday expressed shock and anguish over the flyover collapse in Kolkata, in which 14 people were killed.

"Extending her condolences to the family members of the deceased, Smt. Gandhi hoped that the injured are being suitably treated," tweeted INC India, the official Twitter account of the Indian National Congress. 

"She has instructed the PCC (Pradesh Congress Committee) and Congress frontal organizations to assist in relief efforts," the party tweeted.

A portion of a flyover under construction in Kolkata collapsed on Thursday, burying several vehicles. Besides the 14 people killed, around 70 others were injured.

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