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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
#BreakingNews 22 People Killed as Major Bridge in Genoa, Italy collapses - Please Pray
The Morandi bridge collapsed on August 14, 2018 in Genoa, Italy. The search and rescue operations will continue for days.
Some people are still missing, based on the number of vehicles on the bridge when it collapsed. According to reports there were about 25 and 30 cars on the bridge when it collapsed, as well as three to four trucks. 22 people were killed in this bridge collapse, according to the Italian prime minister. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte explained that 16 people were injured, nine of them in serious condition.
Morandi Bridge is a highway bridge with section A10 crossing over roads, railway tracks, shopping centers, homes and the Polcevera river.The bridge links central Genoa with Genoa airport. The bridge had a total length of 1.1 kilometers and is 100 meters tall at its peak. Morandi bridge is 50 years old and is also known as the Polcevera Viaduct; it was completed in 1968. Please Pray for the victims and their families.