Indian police detain five over deadly flyover collapse


INDIAN police said on Friday (April 1) they have detained five staff at the company building a flyover that collapsed, killing at least 25 people, as hopes of finding more survivors faded. Emergency workers using specialist equipment have pulled nearly 100 survivors from under the huge concrete slabs and metal girders that fell onto a busy street in Kolkata on Thursday (March 31), crushing cars and pedestrians. On Friday they said there was little hope of finding any more survivors under the rubble of the flyover, which had been under construction since 2009. “The rescue operation will not stop until…

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