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18 Dead in Indonesia Bridge Collapse, Dozens Still Missing

Posted November 29th, 2011 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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Searchers in central Indonesia said Tuesday the number of people confirmed killed in the collapse of a bridge has climbed to 18, while dozens remain missing and feared dead. At least 39 people were injured when the 720-meter-long bridge, built to resemble San Francisco’s Golden Gate, collapsed Saturday on Borneo island, hurtling dozens of vehicles […]

11 Dead in Indonesia Bridge Collapse, 30 Missing

Posted November 28th, 2011 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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Searchers in central Indonesia said Monday the number of people confirmed killed in the collapse of a bridge has climbed to 11, with more than 30 missing and feared dead. At least 39 people were injured when the 720-meter-long bridge, built to resemble San Francisco’s Golden Gate, collapsed Saturday on Borneo island, hurtling dozens of […]

Thailand, Laos Open New Friendship Bridge

Posted November 11th, 2011 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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Thailand and Laos officially opened a new bridge across the Mekong River Friday as part of a regional highway project. The 1.4-kilometer crossing links Thailand’s northeastern province of Nakhon Phanom with Khammouan in Laos. It provides the shortest route for Lao exporters to truck goods to Vietnam’s central seaports. It is the third “friendship bridge” […]

Dozens Feared Dead in India Bridge Collapse

Posted October 30th, 2011 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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Dozens of people are missing or feared dead after a pedestrian bridge collapsed into a river in northeast India. Authorities say at least 29 people were rescued after the footbridge collapsed Saturday over the Kemeng river in Arunachal Pradesh State. At least two bodies have been recovered, while dozens more remain missing. Police and paramilitary […]

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Two Killed in China Bridge Collapse

Posted August 9th, 2011 at 8:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Chinese authorities say two people have been confirmed dead after a bridge under renovation collapsed in China’s southern island province of Hainan. Chinese media reports say the Taiyanghe Bridge near the city of Wanning collapsed late Monday. A local official said two workers were under the bridge checking the renovation progress when it crumbled. He […]

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Two Killed in China Bridge Collapse

Posted August 9th, 2011 at 6:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Chinese authorities say two people have been confirmed dead after a bridge under renovation collapsed in China’s southern island province of Hainan. Chinese media reports say the Taiyanghe Bridge near the city of Wanning collapsed late Monday. A local official said two workers were checking the renovation progress on the bridge when it crumbled. He […]

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Two Killed in China Bridge Collapse

Posted August 9th, 2011 at 6:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Chinese authorities say two people have been confirmed dead after a bridge under renovation collapsed on China’s southern island province of Hainan. Chinese media reports say the Taiyanghe Bridge near the city of Wanning collapsed late Monday. A local official said two workers were checking the renovation progress on the bridge when it crumbled. He […]

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