Balasore, December 29 (LocalWire) A gigantic fifty-foot-long iron plate from an under-construction railway flyover bridge fell down near Sobharampur on the outskirts of Balasore Township today afternoon, disrupting the train services.
The beams of the flyover unable to withstand the huge load tilted. As a result, one of the iron plates fell down on the rail tracks. The high voltage overhead line was uprooted as the huge object had fallen from a great height, said police sources.
As luck would have it, a major tragedy was averted as there was no human presence when the mishap took place.
The east coast railway authorities have in the meanwhile ordered an inquiry into the incident.