Railways and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal's office has expressed condolences on his behalf to the families who lost their dear ones after a footover bridge collapsed near the CSMT station in Mumbai.
"Railway Minister Piyush Goyal expresses his sincere condolences to the family of the victims in Mumbai Bridge Collapse. Railway doctors and personnel are cooperating with BMC in relief and rescue operations," the Twitter message read.
Piyush Goyal's fellow party leader and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis also took note of the tragedy, and assured immediate support to the ones who got injured.
"Pained to hear about the foot over bridge incident near TOI building in Mumbai. Spoke to BMC Commissioner and Mumbai Police officials and instructed to ensure speedy relief efforts in coordination with Railway Ministry officials," he wrote on his official Twitter account.
At 7:20 on Thursday evening, the footover bridge fell down resulting in 5 people losing their lives and several others suffering injuries. Here's all we know so far about the incident: