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Mumbai bridge collapse: Woman injured,another patient battles for life

MUMBAI: Victim Asmita Katkar, succumbed to her injuries in the Andheri bridge collapse, on Saturday at Mumbai’s Dr RN Cooper Municipal General Hospital. Five people were injured in the 3 June mishap after part of a rail overbridge (ROB) at Mumbai’s suburban Andheri railway station caved in following heavy rains.

Katkar (35), had shown little recovery since the accident and was on life-support. She had sustained injuries to her head, face, chest and arm after taking a steep fall on the tracks along with the bridge. A resident of Dalvi Chawl in Andheri, Katkar was returning after dropping her six-year-old son to school, The Times of India reported. She underwent ENT, neuro, plastic and orthopaedic surgeries. She also had undergone a vascular surgery which was performed to attach her crushed left hand to the elbow.

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