In Liguria year imposed a state of emergency after the collapse of the bridge
The Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte announced the introduction in the Liguria region of state of emergency for a year in connection with the collapse of the bridge near the port city of Genoa, the news Agency ANSA. According to him, the national emergency Fund to eliminate the consequences will be allocated 5 million euros.
Conte said that the introduction of the emergency asked the Governor of the region Giovanni LTTE.
We agreed to his request to declare a state of emergency in Liguria for 12 months due to the events of yesterday. Giuseppe Conte, Prime Minister of Italy
“This is an unacceptable tragedy that wasn’t supposed to happen in modern society. The government will do everything to prevent the recurrence of such tragedies”, — transfers words of Conte, the air force.
Station road bridge length of 200 m, collapsed at the entrance portavamo city August 14. According to the latest official figures, killed at least 39 people. The police do not exclude that the death toll could increase. During the state of emergency on the bridge were 35 cars. Local authorities believe that the cause of the collapse of the bridge span could be a weakening of the supporting structures.