Genoa bridge collapse in Italy : 30 dead after motorway bridge collapses

Genoa bridge collapse : Around 30 people were killed when a Morandi motorway bridge collapsed in the northwestern port city of Genoa in Italy on Tuesday.

Italy’s interior minister Matteo Salvini said that around 30 people were killed and many others were injured in Genoa bridge collapse and the injured are in serious condition. He told reporters in the Sicilian city of Catania.

Dozens dead in motorway bridge collapse near Genoa
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Genoa bridge collapse occurred in the highway that connects Italy to France. The highway connects other vacation resorts on the occasion of major Italian holiday on Wednesday.

The 45 year old deputy prime minister said that he was going out to know the reason for the tragedy. He is also the leader of the nationalist League that governs with the anti-establishment Five Star Movement.

He said: “I have gone over this bridge hundreds of times, and I will do everything I can to have the names of those responsible, past and present. It is unacceptable to die like that in Italy”.

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