Overloaded wooden bridge inside Governor House collapses in Lahore

Overloaded wooden bridge inside Governor House collapses in Lahore

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LAHORE: A wooden bridge inside the Governor House collapsed due to overload on Sunday in Lahore.

As per Governor House sources, the wooden bridge was taped to ensure closure for public in order to refrain people from climbing it.

Reportedly, no loss of life or injury occurred at the time of the incident as the water was only four feet high.

Sources added that people overlooked the warning and stepped on the bridge, which explains why it collapsed due to overloading.

After the incident, the administration came in action and pulled out people through boats from the water.

The Governor House Punjab was opened for public on September 16.

The building was opened following an announcement by Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar regarding opening the building every Sunday.

As per the announcement, families were allowed to visit the Governor House between 10am and 6pm every Sunday.

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