Bailey bridge near LAC collapses after heavy rain

A bailey bridge located over Chorgad river at Nelong valley region of Gangotri national park (GNP) in Uttarkashi district has collapsed after its embankment got washed away due to the recent heavy rainfall. As per sources, the footbridge is important for the Indian Army and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) as it connects Uttarkashi to the Indo-China border via Himachal Pradesh, and is used for long-range patrolling. Forest guards and local shepherds also use the bridge. Courtesy: Times of India

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