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BBC NEWS   25 July 2021   India   Himachal Pradesh  
<p>Nine tourists have been killed in northern India after the vehicle they were travelling in was hit by falling boulders.<br>Three others were reportedly injured in the incident, which happened in the state of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday.<br>Dramatic footage ...
HISTORY   17 June 2021   World  
<p>Although bridges are among history&rsquo;s greatest feats of engineering, in rare cases they have unexpectedly and catastrophically failed due to structural deficiencies, weather conditions or too much weight. These seven collapses are among history&rsquo;s ...
DW   01 October 2019   Taiwan   Nanfangao  
<p>At least 10 people were hospitalized Tuesday morning when an arched bridge in Nanfangao collapsed onto fishing boats, hours after a typhoon swept through. Rescuers are searching for workers trapped in the wreckage.</p>
BBC NEWS   28 June 2019   Italy   Genoa  
<p>Demolition experts have blown up the remains of the giant Morandi bridge in the Italian city of Genoa, nearly a year after the structure collapsed.</p><p>Thousands of people were evacuated ahead of explosions which brought down two large towers consisting ...
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Chaniapost.eu   26 February 2019   Greece   Chania - Crete  
<p>"Oceanis” storm caused major damage in the infrastructure of Chania. Platanias bridge collapsed during the night! Major damage occurred in the Venetian Harbor of Chania. The total cost of the damage reaches 100 mil. euros!</p>
Greek Reporter   26 February 2019   Greece   Chania - Crete  
<p>Flooding from the winter storm &ldquo;Oceanis&rdquo; killed one person and extensive damage was recorded on bridges and roads in Crete as the extreme weather which began on Sunday continued to pummel the Greek island.<br />The body of a 61-year-old farmer ...
Engineering.com   10 January 2019   Italy   Genoa  
<p>Five months after the deadly Genoa bridge collapse, the city has announced that it will replace the structure with another bridge that its designer claims will &ldquo;last for a thousand years.&rdquo;<br />On December 19, 2018, city mayor Marco Bucci announced ...
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Channel NewsAsia / YouTube   14 August 2018   Italy   Genoa  
<p>GENOA, Italy: At least 22 are dead after a motorway bridge collapsed on Tuesday (Aug 14) over the northern Italian port city of Genoa in what the transport minister said was likely to be "an immense tragedy".</p><p>The Italian fire service said that the ...
CNN   16 January 2018   Colombia   Americas  
<div class="el__leafmedia el__leafmedia--sourced-paragraph"><p class="zn-body__paragraph speakable">At least ten people were killed Monday after a bridge collapsed near Bogota, Colombia, according to the country's Civil Defense authorities.</p><div class="zn-body__paragraph ...
The Guardian   10 March 2017   Italy   Marche, Ancona  
<p>An Italian couple have been killed after a motorway bridge collapsed on top of their car, in Italy&rsquo;s second such tragedy in just over four months.<br /><br />Police said Antonella Viviani, 54, and her husband, 60-year-old Emidio Diomede, died at the ...