Part of ramp connecting FOB at Bhopal stn collapses; 8 injured
Bhopal, Feb 13 (PTI) A slab of a ramp connecting the
foot over-bridge (FOB) between two platforms at Bhopal railway
station collapsed on Thursday morning, injuring eight people,
an official said.
One of the injured persons was reported to be critical
and was referred to the government-run Hamidia Hospital here,
West Central Railway, Jabalpur, Chief Public Relations Officer
Priyanka Dixit said.
The mishap took place around 9 am when the slab of a
ramp connecting the FOB between platform Nos. 2 and 3
collapsed at the station, she said, adding that eight people
were injured in the incident.
"The condition of one of them is critical," Dixit
said, adding that the victim was admitted to Hamidia Hospital.
The other seven persons were initially admitted to a
railway hospital and later referred to the private Chirayu
Hospital, she said.
Teams of railway doctors were present at both the
Hamidia and Chirayu Hospitals to assist the injured persons,
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, in a tweet,
said he was saddened over the tragedy, and directed the local
administration to provide all assistance to the injured
He prayed for the speedy recovery of the victims. PTI