As many as 141 bodies were being recovered, 180 persons were rescued and still many people are feared missing till Monday morning after a suspension bridge collapsed on the Machhu river in the Morbi town of Gujarat.

The search operation is likely to continue for another 24 hours, police said.

Morbi town will voluntarily observe a bandh on Monday to mourn the deaths of people who died in the incident.

Nearly 200 jawans from the Army, Navy, NDRF, SDRF, local fire brigade teams, and local divers and swimmers have joined the search operation.

Gujarat Minister of State for Home, Harsh Sanghavi has said that a criminal case will be registered against the contractor and management, who renovated the suspension bridge.

Government has constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to inquire into the suspension bridge collapse