18 killed in Varanasi flyover collapse; probe ordered May 16, 2018 0 51 12345 Varanasi: At least 18 persons have been killed and another four are trapped under rubble after a spam of an under-construction flyover collapsed in Varanasi -- the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an official said on Tuesday. The mishap took place in front of the local Cantt railway station. Two dozen persons have been injured in the incident, a police official said. Many cars have been buried under the heap of rubble, district officials said, adding that the death toll could go up once the operation to clear the debris is completed. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the loss of lives in the incident. Modi tweeted:"Extremely saddened by the loss of lives due to the collapse of an under-construction flyover in Varanasi. I pray that the injured recover soon. Spoke to officials and asked them to ensure all possible support to those affected," he said. Meanwhile, the UP government has constituted a three-member committee to probe the incident and submit a report within the next 48-hours. The team has been asked to immediately leave for Varanasi and hold investigations. (IANS) POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Karnataka fate hangs in balance as BJP fails to reach magic number May 16, 2018 0 5872 Kumaraswamy wants to be 'king', not kingmaker May 16, 2018 0 56 Romancing the maid: Indian film tackles taboo May 16, 2018 0 52 Tables turned, BJP scrambles to 'explore all options' to form govt agencies New Delhi More than a year after the assembly elections in Goa and Manipur where it formed governments despite not being the single largest party in the polls, the BJP Tuesday found the tables turned in Karnataka. .. Karnataka Governor should invite post-poll coalition to form government: Congress New Delhi: Talking to the media, Congress leader Randeep Surjewala said that the post-poll coalition of the Congress and Janata Dal-Secular of HD Deve Gowda was"poised for a majority"in the new Karnataka Assembly. The .. 10 missing as boat capsizes in Godavari river in Andhra Vijayawada: Ten people went missing after a boat capsized in Godavari River in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, officials said. The incident occurred near Manturu in Devipatnam block of East Godavari district around 5 pm ..