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One Killed, Two Injured in Bridge Collapse in Charsadda

Peshawar (Sep 9, 2017): A man killed and two other injured when a bridge over Kabul River collapsed in Charsadda district on Saturday.

The bridge collapsed when a truck carrying cement was crossing the bridge constructed over Kabul River at Sardaryab.

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The 10-wheeler truck carrying 1,600 bags of cement was on its way from Peshawar to Charsadda, and fell into the river following the collapse.

Soon after the incident, police and rescuers rushed to the spot.  The body and injured were shifted district headquarters hospital, Charsadda.

Following collapse of a section of the bridge, traffic was diverted to the one-way road of the bridge.

The bridge, which connects Peshawar with Charsadda, was built in 1939 and was in a dilapidated condition.

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