More than 12 dead as flyover collapses in Varanasi,

Varanasi, May 15: More than twelve people have died after a portion of an under construction flyover collapsed near Varanasi Cantt railway station. More than 50 people are feared trapped under the debris, most of them being labourers. Many cars too have been covered under the debris.  Varanasi is PM Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency.

PM Narendra Modi extends his condolences. Says he is extremely saddened by the loss of lives due to the collapse of an under-construction flyover in Varanasi.