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Section of Chennai’s Anna Salai road caves in near metro rail work site

A similar incident had happened in Anna Salai last year when a section of the road had suddenly caved in near the site of an underground tunnelling for the metro rail.

india Updated: Jan 26, 2018 22:36 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
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A section of the Anna Salai road caved in near a metro rail work site road in Chennai on January 26.(ANI Photo/Twitter)

A section of road at the arterial Anna Salai near a metro rail work site caved in on Friday, officials said.

However, there was no casualty or damage to property, they said. Restoration work was on.

Following the incident, vehicular traffic was regulated for a while and some diversions effected.

A similar incident had happened in Anna Salai last year, when a section of the road suddenly caved in near the site of an underground tunnelling for the metro rail.

The passengers of a bus evacuated the vehicle after the driver raised an alarm and a car’s occupant jumped out after the earth started buckling in then.

First Published: Jan 26, 2018 22:18 IST