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WATCH: Portion of Burdwan rly station building collapses, 5 hurt

Construction activity was going on at site where the incident took place at 8.10 pm on Saturday; several feared trapped; however, no casualties reported so far

Prakash Adhikari

Prakash Adhikari

New Delhi: A portion of the Burdwan railway station building in West Bengal collapsed on Saturday evening, leaving five people injured and several trapped inside, said sources. However, no causalities were reported, the sources added.

According to reports, construction activity was going on at the site when the incident took place at 8.10 pm on Saturday.

Immediately after the incident, Eastern Railway staffers started to remove the debris and look for people who might be trapped, said reports.

Burdwan railway station is located about 95 km from Kolkata and falls on the busy New Delhi-Howrah line.