4 workers killed in Ladakh bridge collapse

Leh, April 11 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, four workers were found dead under the debris of an under-construction bridge which collapsed in Leh district.

A section of the under-construction Shatse Takna bridge in Nubra sub-division near village Diskit in Leh district collapsed due to strong gusty winds, trapping six workers, the officials said.

Bodies of four persons were recovered from the scene, while two others were rescued in an injured condition and shifted to hospital, the officials said.

The deceased were identified as Raj Kumar, Varinder, Manjeet of Chhattisgarh and Love Kumar.

The injured, Koki Kumar and Raj Kumar, are undergoing treatment, the officials said.