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Chinese Bridge Collapses Killing at Least 37

Posted by w_thames_the_d on July 28, 2010

ZHENGZHOU – The death toll from a bridge collapse last Saturday in central China’s Henan Province have risen to 37 with 29 still missing, rescue headquarters said at Tuesday midnight.

Among the killed people were three tourists. The headquarters counted retrieved bodies and asked family by family about missing people to get the numbers, which may rise as witnesses say they saw about 100 people on the bridge when it collapsed.

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