Bhara Kahu flyover collapse: PM takes notice, orders inquiry

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Friday taking note of the collapse of under-construction flyover at Bara Kahu formed a committee to inquire into the incident.

On February 25, it may be recalled, at least two workers lost their lives when the under-construction shuttering of a bridge at Bhara Kahu bypass collapsed, and this didn’t stop here, as another under-construction structure collapsed on March 2 (Thursday).

Also read: 2 dead as under-construction shuttering of Bhara Kahu bridge collapse

According to officials, the inquiry committee headed by former Interior Secretary Shahid Khan will examine every aspect of the incident that occurred on Thursday.

The committee was directed to prepare an inquiry report on an emergency basis and submit it to the prime minister.

PM Sharif said that no negligence would be tolerated in the construction of the Bara Kahu flyover project.

Also read: What happened to Bhara Kahu bridge’s shuttering which resulted in its collapse?

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