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RTI activist, audit expert highlight probable cause of bridge collapse

Mumbai foot overbridge collapse in which several people killed and over 30 people were injured, triggered blame game. News Nation’s reporter talked to RTI activist and audit expert to ascertain the cause of the collapse of the bridge. Activist Shakeel Ahmed said that he had filed RTI and found that over 300 bridges were audited by BMC and Railways. “Now, the question is how, even after, audit, the bridge was left damage,” he asked. While audit expert Ravi Manjrekar said that an audit team checks the level corrosion which occurs due to salty weather.

Updated : 15 March 2019, 11:23 AM