An under-construction flyover collapsed in Varanasi on Tuesday, killing at least 18 people while over 50 persons are feared trapped under the debris. The NDRF team along with the army is carrying out the rescue operation. PM Narendra Modi has condemned the incident. An inquiry has been initiated.
Chief Minister Adityanath’s government instituted a three-member panel headed by the Commissioner Agriculture Production Raj Pratap Singh to inquire into the incident. The panel must submit a detailed report within 48 hours.