At least 20 dead, 16 injured in Italy bridge collapse, official says

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August 14, 2018 19:18
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MILAN - At least 20 people died and 16 were injured in the collapse of a motorway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa, a senior official at the country's civil protection agency said on Tuesday.

"The data will be updated and we expect the toll to rise," Luigi D'Angelo told reporters at a briefing.

He added that some 30 cars and between five to 10 trucks were on the road when a section of the bridge crashed down.

D'Angelo said the information available to authorities was not yet sufficient to establish the causes of the disaster

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