New Delhi, April 23: At least seven people were injured on Monday after a guarder, which was being used by the Delhi Metro for the construction of a foot-over bridge, collapsed in Ghaziabad’s Mohan Nagar.
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According to a statement issued by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC): The accident took place at an under-constructed foot-over-bridge at the Mohan Nagar metro station on the Dilshad Garden-New Bus Adda corridor.
The girder that fell was erected to build the foot-over-bridge in Mohan Nagar.
The DMRC in its statement also said that they are verifying the details of the incident.
Meanwhile, The Chief Project Manager and General Manager/Safety of DMRC have reached the site to take stock of the situation.
The bridge was being built for the upcoming Dilshad Garden-New Bus Adda section of the network.
The 9.41-km metro extension is proposed to have eight stations in Ghaziabad – Shaheed Nagar, Raj Bagh, Rajendra Nagar, Shyam Park, Mohan Nagar, Arthala, river Hindon and the New Bus stand.