Sunday, October 09, 2005

India: Parts of Aman Setu sink due to earthquake

A part of the Aman Setu, a key bridge on the Line of Control near Uri, on the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road link has sunk due to the massive earthquake that hit the region.

"Two piers of the Aman Setu have been damaged on the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir side and has sunk there. It is now unoperational," Defence spokesman Colonel J S Joneja said.

"I would assume that even crossing the bridge by foot would be hazardous," he said.

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