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Infographic: Bridge collapses in Italy during violent storm

  • Published at 04:04 pm August 15th, 2018
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The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa August 14, 2018 Reuters

A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging nearly 150 feet into a heap of rubble below. A transport official said at least 35 people were killed and eight injured in the tragedy. A huge section of the Morandi Bridge collapsed over an industrial zone, sending tons of twisted steel and concrete debris onto rail tracks and warehouses below