A flyover under construction collapsed in Chittagong causing 12 deaths. There are many injuries and rescue efforts continue to find those who are missing.
Death toll reaches 12 as rescue teams until Sunday morning recovered more bodies from under the debris of three girders of the under-construction Bahaddarhat flyover, police said.
The girders collapsed on Saturday evening.
Over 50 others sustained varying degrees of injuries with the condition of many of them was stated critical.
Chandgaon Police Station Officer-in-Charge Babul Chandra Bhowmik on Sunday "Two more bodies were recovered from the pond near the under-construction flyover in the early hours. Two had died on their way to hospital. We are confirmed about 11 deaths."
Police officials deputed at Chittagong Medical College Hospital police camp said another people died at hospital undergoing treatment.
Hundreds of Army, police, RAB and BGB personnel were continuing their rescue operation by cordoning off the accident area. They were not allowing anyone to get inside the cordon.