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14 Killed in Kolkata flyover crash and more than 80 injured

Fourteen people were killed when a flyover under construction crashed in a crowded market area here on Thursday, crushing scores of unsuspecting people and vehicles, police and witnesses said. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who rushed to Kolkata after cancelling election rallies in West Midnapore district, said 70 others had been injured in the ghastly disaster which occurred around 12.30 p.m. A National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) official put the number of injured at around 100. Hundreds of locals were the [...]