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CONCRETE BRIDGE COLLAPSE IN ANDORRA

Bridge failure during concrete pour leaves five workers dead

A bridge under construction in the tiny Pyrenees principality of Andorra on the French / Spanish border has collapsed claiming the lives of at least 5 workers. 

Other workers have been hospitalised after the concrete road bridge failed on Saturday 7th November. Emergency services worked throughout the night to rescue a man trapped to the waist in rubble. Sadly, he died shortly after being pulled from the debris.

It is understood that some 20m of the concrete structure collapsed shortly after a concrete pour.

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