The Indian national flag flies half-mast at the Red Fort in New Delhi. File/AFP
Rescue workers would continue their search for any unaccounted persons for a fourth day, a government control room said, though local officials said on Tuesday that only one person was believed to be missing still.
India suspension bridge collapse kills 132
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The colonial-era suspension footbridge in Morbi town, over the Machchhu river, was packed with sightseers around the Diwali and Chhath Puja festivals when it gave way on Sunday evening, sending people plunging about 10 metres (33 feet) into the water.
Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel has appealed to people in his state to pray for the departed souls and their families.
Rescue personnel conduct search operations after a bridge across the river Machchhu collapsed on Monday. AFP
Morbi resident Ashok Bhai Jindani, 55, lit incense before idols of gods in his footwear shop in the town centre which is packed with small businesses.
"For the people who have died, I will pray that god brings peace to them and their families," Jindani said.
"The shop owners here have opened their businesses after two days today. In the evening we will see if all of our neighbouring shops can come together and go to the civil hospital to pray together."
A senior police official told Reuters this week that about 200 people were on the bridge when it collapsed. Local municipality officials said tickets for about 400 people had been sold, although not necessarily to be on the bridge at the same time.
Police have arrested nine people for the disaster.
Burj Khalifa’s official page on Instagram said, “#PakistanIndependenceday and #IndianIndependenceday…”
This date might be another mundane day for many. Out of our busy schedule take time and take pride in coming together to celebrate the Independence day taking the COVID-19 safety measures and practicing social distancing, unfortunately.
Li, who died of an unspecified illness at age 90 last week, was reviled by activists as the “Butcher of Beijing” for his role in the military's brutal suppression of pro-democracy demonstrations on June 4, 1989
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Their Highnesses the Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates, Crown Princes, Sheikhs, and large crowd this afternoon performed funeral prayers on the body of the late H.H. Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, at the Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed The First Mosque in Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi.
Emergency authorities received 50 calls for assistance, mostly for sandbagging of properties and help plugging leaking roofs, from residents in Sydney, the capital of New South Wales state, due to Sunday's deluge.
"Our aim is to restore our cities in the earthquake zone by handing over 319,000 residences and village houses to owners within a year," Erdogan said at a ground-breaking ceremony in quake-hit Elazig province.
These initiatives are part of the UAE's ongoing efforts to provide humanitarian assistance to nations around the world, out of the country's belief in the principle of cooperation and interdependence.
Syrian air defences were triggered by the attack, intercepting some of the missiles, according to the report. The pro-government Sham FM radio said that four soldiers were wounded in the attack, which hit a military base in the western countryside of Hom.