TheAzb- Italy: Genoa Bridge Collapse,11 Die, 5 Injured In

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ROME:: At least 11 people were died, including a child, and five others seriously injured in the collapse of a motorwaybridge in Italy, the Interior Ministry said.

In the northwestern city of Genoa, on the A10 motorway, a section of the Morandi Bridge about 100 meters high collapsed around 11.

30 a.m. local time (0930GMT) according to Italian news agency ANSA.

A large number of vehicles hit the ground, and some were buried under the debris.

Search and rescue work continues while two people are being rescued from under the wreckage.