The death toll in the collapse of a bridge in Genoa rose to 22 people

The death toll in the collapse of a bridge in Genoa rose to 22 people

At least 10 people are still missing.


TASS, August 14. At least 22 people were killed in the collapse of a bridge near Genoa. On Tuesday, the Deputy Minister for infrastructure and transport the country’s Edoardo Crowns, quoted by the news channel Rai News 24.

Earlier it was reported about at least 11 of the victims of the tragedy.

#14agosto il video del crollo di #PonteMorandi a #Genova, Polcevera [email protected] @DPCgov @emergenzavvf @fico @ComunediGenova @StradeAnas

— Polizia di Stato (@poliziadistato) August 14, 2018

According to the Department of civil protection, at least 10 people are still missing.

Condolences in connection with the incident already expressed by the President of France Emmanuel macron, the Chancellor of Austria Sebastian Kurz, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrew Babish. In particular, the President macron stated the readiness of France to provide Italy with any necessary assistance in connection with the crash.

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On Tuesday morning, near the Genoa collapsed road bridge, which passes high-speed motorway a10. According to Italian media, at the time of the incident on the bridge there were about 20 cars. The rescue operation continues.

Disastro a #Genova. Crolla il ponte Autostradale. Stiamo cercando informazioni.

— Sergio Battelli (@BattelliSergio) August 14, 2018

It is reported that among the dead child. According to reports, the span of road bridge with a length of about 100 meters on collapsed under him the building.

#Genova #Italia
Se habla de más de una docena de fallecidos en el derrumbe del #PuenteMorandi en el país europeo. Es parte de la traza continental E80.

Video @cclerici

— WalterVerst (@WalterVerst) 14 Aug 2018

Émues Pensées pour nos amis italiens. Effroi aussi pour la possibilité, impossible à exclure de victimes françaises. Chaque jour les Azuréens sont nombreux à passer là ??? #Gênes #Genova

— Grégory Leclerc (@GregLeclerc) 14 Aug 2018

#14ago #Genova 12:00, crolla parte sulla del ponte Morandi #A10. Le squadre #vigilidelfuoco stanno operando in massa, attivatinteam usar e cinofili

— Vigili del Fuoco (@emergenzavvf) August 14, 2018