Actress-Member of Parliament Hema Malini was among the celebrities who expressed her thoughts after the footover bridge collapse at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) in Mumbai and conveyed her prayers for the victims.
Taking to Twitter after the incident, Hema Malini wrote, “Tragedy- this time in the heart of Mumbai! The foot overbridge at the CST suddenly collapsed killing 5 people & injuring at least 36. I pray for those who have lost their lives & for those now in hospital for treatment” (the death toll has risen to six now).
Several other celebrities associated with the film industry like Riteish Deshmukh and Vivek Oberoi had expressed their sadness about the incident and conveyed their condolences with the families of the deceased and the injured.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while expressing their distress and conveying solidarity with the victim’s families, had also given an update on the steps taken after the accident.