Rahul Gandhi Condoles Morbi Tragedy
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and others in the Bharat Jodo Yatra observed a two-minute silence to condole those killed in Shadnagar, Telangana.
Rescue Ops Called Off for Today
Rescue operations at the accident side have been called off for the day and will resume tomorrow, according to news agency ANI.
Nine Arrested for Morbi Bridge Collapse
Nine people have so far been arrested in Morbi Bridge collapse case. The arrested includes the managers of Oreva company and ticket clerks, said Ashok Yadav, IG, Rajkot range, reported by news agency ANI.
The list of arrested people are:
Two managers of Oreva
Two repair contractors of Oreva
Three security guards
Two ticket sellers
'Lost My Cousin But Worked All Night': Says Ambulance Driver
"At 11 pm, my uncle told me that his son could not be found. We then started searching for his body... I did not stop working. I told my son to help find the body too. And I continued working," Hussain, a worker at Ram Rahim Charitable Trust and ambulance driver for Morbi's Civil Hospital, told The Quint, the morning after the Morbi bridge collapse in Gujarat shook the country.
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'Calamity Has Befallen': Dalai Lama Reacts to Morbi Tragedy
"When incidents like this and the disaster in South Korea take place, it is as if a calamity has befallen all of us. It is my hope that every effort will be made to prevent such tragic accidents occurring in the future," the Dalai Lama said in his letter to Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, as reported by PTI.