SHIMLA, May 23 -- Ten days after an under construction bridge collapsed in Rohru, the state government suspended three engineers of the Himachal Pradesh Public Works Department (PWD) on Saturday.

The then Rohru division HPPWD executive engineer Ravi Bhatti, who is at present posted at Theog; assistant engineer Narender Singh Naik and junior engineer Vijay Kumar have been suspended for negligence in supervising and monitoring the construction of the double-lane bridge over River Pabbar at Bakhirna in Rohru.

PROJECT WAS BUILT AT ESTIMATED COST OF RS 20 CRORE

The bridge had collapsed on May 13. The bridge was being built at an estimated cost of Rs 20 crore.

The engineers were suspended on the recommendation of a three-member expert commi...