Recently constructed Sukkur bridge collapses on inauguration day

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A Sukkur bridge unexpectedly collapsed, causing alarm and commotion among witnesses shortly after its official inauguration. Mayor Sukkur, Attorney Arsalan Shaikh, and District Chairman Kumail Hyder Shah attended the ceremony.

A video capturing Mayor Sukkur and others crossing the bridge just before its collapse went viral on social media platforms.

This incident has raised significant concerns about the bridge’s safety and structural integrity, casting a shadow over its purpose, which was designed for jet skis and ferry boats recently put into use.

The presence of individuals urgently urging the cameraman to stop recording raises questions about prior knowledge of safety issues, adding intrigue to the situation.

It remains uncertain whether any investigations have been launched to determine the cause of this devastating collapse.

The tragedy has deeply shaken the local community, leaving many bewildered by how such a disaster could occur during an official inauguration.

Muhammad Awais Raza is a student pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Sociology at the Government College University (GCU). Awais can be contacted via email at He is also available on Twitter under the handle @Awais_raza512