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One Injured Succumbs to Injuries in Bardhaman Station Building Collapse

A view of the collapsed structure at Burdwan railway station.

A view of the collapsed structure at Burdwan railway station.

State minister Swapan Debnath said a portion of the two-storeyed station building of Bardhaman collapsed on Saturday evening. One of the two injured persons succumbed to his injuries.

Kolkata: One of the two persons injured when a portion of the Bardhaman Railway Station building in West Bengal collapsed, died on Sunday, an official said.

A portion of the two-storeyed station building of Bardhaman collapsed on Saturday evening. "One of the two injured persons who were taken to the Bardhaman Medical College and Hospital, succumbed to his injuries," state minister Swapan Debnath said.

"The person who was critically injured died at the hospital at around 2.35 am," Bardhaman Medical College and Hospital deputy super Dr Amitava Saha told PTI.

The identity of the deceased person has not been ascertained, Saha said. According to officials, construction and repair work was underway at the century-old station building, nearly 100 km from Kolkata.

first published:January 05, 2020, 10:03 IST
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