Neelum Bridge Collapse, Moments Before Falling


A total of 23 students had fallen into the water when the bridge collapsed. Of them, 11 were recovered injured immediately.

Above selfie is seconds before the collapse.

Police officials said Sunday that around two dozen tourists, mostly students from Faisalabad, stopped to take pictures on the bridge, located over the Jagran Nullah in Kundal Shahi area when it collapsed as it could not withstand the pressure.

Personnel of the Pakistan Army are also assisting in the operation.

Sources said the bridge could only withstand a maximum of four persons and had relevant warning signs for the purpose as well but the tourists still thronged the bridge.

Scores of visitors flock to Kashmir and its scene Neelum Valley during the summer season.


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