Police detain 5 people as India collapse toll mounts

April 1, 2016 9:48 AM

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Police detain 5 people as India collapse toll mounts

KOLKATA, India-- Indian police said Friday they had detained five officials of the construction company that was building anoverpass in Kolkata that collapsed, killing 23 people.

Kolkata police said the five officials from IVRCL Infrastructure Co. were detained Friday for questioning about why the overpass fell in a busy neighborhood, leaving an enormous pile of concrete slabs and twisted metal rods.

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