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Italy Bridge Rescuers Continue Search For Survivors In Genoa

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Rescuers in the northwest Italian city of Genoa continue to search for possible survivors after the dramatic collapse of a motorway bridge.

Police say at least 26 people were killed and 15 badly hurt, when dozens of vehicles fell 45m (148ft).
Reports say cries can be heard from people trapped in the debris. Twelve people are said to be missing.
Some 300 firefighters from across Italy have been using sniffer dogs and climbing gear in the search.
“We’re not giving up hope,” fire official Emanuele Giffi told AFP, vowing teams would work “round the clock until the last victim is secured”.
Hundreds of people were evacuated amid fears other parts of the bridge might fall.
The cause of the disaster, which occurred during torrential rain, was not immediately clear but questions had been raised about the safety of the structure.

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