Victims of bridge collapse in Genoa were tens of people

Victims of bridge collapse in Genoa were tens of people

ROME, Aug 14 — RIA Novosti, Alexander Logunov. The victims of the collapse of a road bridge in Genoa became “dozens of people”, the Agency Adnkronos, citing the head of the ambulance service of the Italian city.


“The scale of the landmark. Dozens of victims among those who fell from the bridge and were under the rubble”, — quotes Agency the statement of Francesco Berman.

On the scene left the rescuers and a team of handlers. The rubble are forty people. Two victims pulled from the crashed car.

According to the representative of fire service of the city of Amalia Tedeschi, the collapse raised “at least 20 vehicles.”

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

The tragedy occurred on the highway in the North of Italy. The bridge is missing spans of up to two hundred meters. His height at the site of the collapse was about a hundred meters.

Ponte #Morandi #Genova #A10 #skytg24 #Tgcom24

— Andrea Bernardini (@abernardini_) 14 Aug 2018

At the emergency left Minister of transport and infrastructure, Danilo Toninelli. As he wrote on Twitter, the incident looks like a “terrible tragedy.”

As reported by Italian journalists a source in government Palazzo Chigi, the Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte is in contact with Toninelli the head of the national service of Civil defense Angelo Borrelli.

The Russian Consulate noted that while data about victims compatriots were reported.

“Non C’è più il ponte”
El puente ya no está. #genova

— Raül Calàbria (@rcalabria) 14 Aug 2018

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