Rescuers in boats search the Machchu river for victims on Monday after a cable suspension bridge collapsed in Morbi, India’s Gujarat state. Photo: AP
Rescuers in boats search the Machchu river for victims on Monday after a cable suspension bridge collapsed in Morbi, India’s Gujarat state. Photo: AP
India

India suspension bridge swayed before collapsing as death toll jumps to 134

  • Authorities said nearly 500 people were on and around the bridge when cables supporting it snapped, bringing the structure down into the river
  • The British-era suspension bridge was only reopened to the public on Wednesday, following seven months of repairs

Rescuers in boats search the Machchu river for victims on Monday after a cable suspension bridge collapsed in Morbi, India’s Gujarat state. Photo: AP
Rescuers in boats search the Machchu river for victims on Monday after a cable suspension bridge collapsed in Morbi, India’s Gujarat state. Photo: AP
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