SIRSA NEWS ( www.SirsaNews.com )
16 December, 2009
All pictures can be clicked to enlarge or right click to open link in new window. Pictures: Amit Soni; Videos: Amar Singh Jyani, Nakul Jasuja, GS Mann
ONE of the beams of the under construction Railway over bridge (ROB) in the middle of City Sirsa on NH10, suddenly fell, today afternoon, whereas 4 other beams were also damaged and hung between the Pillars which are still standing. 2 scooters and a power Gen set were damaged under the debris of the fallen beam. No casualty was found. On getting information Inspector CID. Ajay Sharma and SHO city Sirsa Hans Raj rushed to the spot to control the situation. It may be recalled that the foundation stone of this Rs. 34 crore 22 lakh over bridge, was laid by Haryana Chief Minister B.S. Hooda on October 05, 2008. The bridge was to be completed by April 2010 and its construction work was going on war footing. Allegations are that use of inadequate and substandard material may be the main cause of the collapse. There is a demand that the material used should be got analyzed in a laboratory.