A railway bridge under construction in north-eastern India has collapsed killing 17 people and injuring several others.
The incident occurred near the town of Sairang, in the state of Mizoram with about 40 workers on site when the incident occurred.
The cause of the bridge’s collapse is not yet clear. The state-run railway authority has opened an investigation into the incident.
Mizoram chief minister, Zoramthanga, said emergency workers had recovered 17 bodies so far with many local people helping with rescue efforts.