Tangail bailey bridge collapses sand truck in water

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Tarek Rahman

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Eati Akter

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A bailey bridge collapsed in Tangail’s Delduar upazila and a sand truck fell into the water. The bridge collapsed late on Friday (September 8) night in the Dullya area of the upazila when a sand-carrying truck was crossing it. Due to this, the direct road connection between Tangail and Delduar is closed. Locals said that the bridge was dangerous for a long time. A truck carrying sand was crossing the bridge on Friday night when it collapsed and the truck plunged into the river. Direct road communication with Tangail is closed. They also said that there is no permanent solution even if the bridge is broken almost every year. Locals also expressed apprehension about how long the Bailey bridge will last even if it has been repaired. Locals have to travel a few kilometers to the district town. Officer-in-charge (OC) of Delduar police station. Nasir Uddin Mridha said, “Four people were rescued from inside the truck in this night incident. One of them was injured. In this regard, Deldua Upazila Nirbahi Officer Farhana Ali said, “Red flags were immediately hung on both sides of the bridge. Village police have been kept on duty at the spot since night to prevent accidents. The matter has been reported to higher authorities. The road department has also been told. The bridge will be repaired soon. Aliul Hossain, Executive Engineer of the Roads and Public Ways (Soaz) Department, said, ‘The bridge will be opened today. The bridge will be restored within the next 72 hours.

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