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At least 18 people are dead and around 50 people are trapped under debris after a highway overpass collapsed during construction in the Varanasi region of India.

4 officials were immediately suspended by the government after the collapse. Several cars and a bus were crushed by the falling concrete, making the total number of people trapped difficult to approximate. Rescue operations are ongoing.

Source: Varanasi flyover collapse: 18 dead, several trapped under debris; 2 project managers, 2 engineers suspended | India News – India TV

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