Death Toll Passes 140 for India Pedestrian Bridge Failure

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See expanded and updated story of the Morbi bridge disaster


Picture from surveillance video obtained by Reuters
shows people rocking the bridge as if it were a swing.

UPDATE: Some 400 people had bought tickets to be on the bridge in celebration of Diwali and Chahath Puja (the locally celebrated New Year),
reports Reuters. Oreva, the company that has a 15-year exclusive contract for operat…
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