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Italy bridge: Pictures, videos from Genoa motorway collapse

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Italy bridge: Pictures, videos from Genoa motorway collapse

Italy bridge: Pictures, videos from Genoa motorway collapse
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A motorway bridge has collapsed near the Italian city of Genoa, killing about 30 people, according to Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini.

The number of fatalities is likely to rise, according to Italian Deputy Transport Minister Edoardo Rixi.

A 200-metre section of the Morandi Bridge, part of the A10 motorway, fell down.

Pictures of the scene, which Italian Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said appears to be "an immense tragedy", show the devastation caused by the elevated motorway collapse.

Pictures of the Morandi Bridge site

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The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa.Reuters

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A couple look at the collapsed bridge.Reuters

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The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa.REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa in this picture released by Italian firefighters.Italian Firefighters Press Office/Handout via REUTERS

Video shows rescue workers at the scene

Emergency services respond

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A rescue helicopter flies over the collapsed bridge.REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa in this picture released by Italian firefighters.Italian Firefighters Press Office/Handout via REUTERS

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Rescue workers are seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge.Reuters

Rescue workers are pictured near the rubble from the bridge collapse.

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Rescue workers are seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge.REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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Rescue workers are seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge.Reuters