The greater than a-century-old bridge, which had reopened 5 days back after extensive repair services and also renovation, was stuffed with people when it collapsed on Sunday evening

US President Joe Biden on Monday expanded his deepest acknowledgements to the family members of individuals that shed their lives in a bridge collapse in Gujarat’s Morbi city.

The greater than a-century-old bridge, which had actually reopened five days back after considerable repair services as well as renovation, was stuffed with individuals when it collapsed on Sunday night. Over 130 people have passed away up until now in the crash.

“Today, our hearts are with India. Jill as well as I send our deepest acknowledgements to the families that shed loved ones throughout the bridge collapse, and also sign up with the people of Gujarat in grieving the loss of a lot of lives shortened,” Biden said in a statement.

“The United States and also India are indispensable partners, with deep bonds in between our people. In this challenging hour, we will certainly remain to stand with and support the Indian people,” he claimed.

Head Of State Narendra Modi has actually introduced an ex-gratia of 2 lakh from the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) for the near relative of each of the departed and also 50,000 to every of the harmed.

The Gujarat federal government has introduced a settlement of 4 lakh for the kin of the dead and 50,000 for the wounded.

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Last Updated: 1 November 2022