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‘3 tons max? Don’t care!’ Big rig attempts to cross fragile bridge that collapses (VIDEO)

A big rig flips over and ploughs right into a river after its driver decides to ignore a warning sign and tries to defy the basic laws of physics by driving his heavily-loaded vehicle through a flimsy wooden bridge. A video shared by Belarus news outlet SB.BY shows a large white truck preparing to cross a small river through a ...

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Passenger injured after boarding bridge collapses at Pakistan airport (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Published time: 9 Oct, 2018 07:23 Edited time: 9 Oct, 2018 07:53 A metal bridge designed to allow passengers board aircraft has collapsed at Islamabad International Airport, injuring one person, according to reports from Pakistan. The incident unfolded early on Tuesday morning on the apron of Pakistan’s second-busiest airport. According to Dawn newspaper, a passenger-bridge operator was injured when the metal ...

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VIDEO: Motorway bridge collapses on railroad in Russian Far East

Published time: 9 Oct, 2018 03:52 Edited time: 9 Oct, 2018 03:53 A motorway bridge has collapsed on top of a railroad in the Russian Far East, just as a truck was driving on the bridge and seconds after a train had passed underneath it. CCTV footage of the collapse has appeared online. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) ...

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Chilling VIDEO shows tourist’s safety cord snapping during jump across 150m-high bridge in China

A hair-raising video, in which a tourist narrowly escaped plunging hundreds of feet to his death after a safety cord he was tied to while jumping a bridge suddenly snapped, has sparked a buzz on social media. The terrifying footage shows the unidentified tourist happily leaping across a gapped,150 meter-high (500 feet) bridge at the Wansheng Ordovician Theme Park in ...

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What a blast! 5,000 foot bridge reduced to rubble within seconds (VIDEO)

Mind-blowing footage shows the moment a 5,000 foot bridge was reduced to rubble in a matter of seconds during a controlled explosion in east China. The 23 year-old multi-lane Ji’an Ganjiang bridge which spanned across the Gan river in the Jiangxi province was blown up Friday in spectacular fashion to make way for a new structure. Video shows the bridge ...

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Floating crane hits Crimean Bridge during heavy storm in Russia (VIDEOS)

Videos shot by locals show a large floating crane pressed against the Crimean Bridge after it was sent adrift by heavy winds. The collision led to the partial closure of a road section as the crane had to be towed back. The large yellow crane hit the recently opened 19km-long bridge during a raging storm in the Kerch Strait on ...

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Fuel tanker smashes into bridge in Japan during massive typhoon (VIDEO)

A hulking tanker ship smashed right into a bridge linking Osaka Kansai airport with the Japanese mainland. The collision happened as Japan is being battered by the largest typhoon in 25 years. In a dramatic video, the ship can be seen dashed against the bridge. The vessel, which weighs more than 2,500 tons, did extensive damage to the bridge, but ...

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Drone footage captures night search for survivors of Genoa bridge collapse (VIDEO)

Drone footage has captured the harrowing aftermath of a bridge collapse in Genoa, as rescue efforts continued into the night in the hope of finding more survivors. The footage shows large search lights illuminating the accident site, with emergency vehicles and rescue workers picking through the rubble. At least 39 people were killed on Tuesday after the bridge failed and ...

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‘It was a miracle’: Survivor of Genoa bridge collapse shares his story (VIDEO)

An Italian has told RT’s Ruptly how he miraculously managed to flee the site of bridge collapse in Genoa just seconds before it fell. At least 35 people died in the tragedy, and there are fears that the death toll may rise. An injured eyewitness who walked away from the catastrophe spoke to Ruptly on Tuesday, sharing what he remembers ...

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VIDEO from above shows scale of deadly Genoa bridge collapse

Aerial footage from the scene of Tuesday morning’s tragic bridge collapse in Genoa shows the devastation left behind after tons of concrete, tarmac and steel fell onto the ground below. Dozens are believed to have been killed. The Italian government has branded the accident “an immense tragedy.” When part of the bridge collapsed, debris crashed into apartment buildings located immediately ...

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