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Deadly bridge collapse in Italy

Firefighters and rescue workers stand next to a part of the motorway, at the collapsed Morandi Bridge site in the port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Firefighters and rescue workers stand next to a part of the motorway, at the collapsed Morandi Bridge site in the port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Firefighters and rescue workers stand next to a part of the motorway, at the collapsed Morandi Bridge site in the port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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A general view of the collapsed Morandi Bridge August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

A general view of the collapsed Morandi Bridge August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

A general view of the collapsed Morandi Bridge August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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Firefighters and rescue workers stand at the site of the collapsed Morandi Bridge August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Firefighters and rescue workers stand at the site of the collapsed Morandi Bridge August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Firefighters and rescue workers stand at the site of the collapsed Morandi Bridge August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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A crushed car is seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge site August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

A crushed car is seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge site August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

A crushed car is seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge site August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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The collapsed Morandi Bridge August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

The collapsed Morandi Bridge August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

The collapsed Morandi Bridge August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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Rescue workers recover a body August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca

Rescue workers recover a body August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca

Rescue workers recover a body August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
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A woman cries being embraced by a firefighter as she leaves the site of the collapsed Morandi Bridge August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca

A woman cries being embraced by a firefighter as she leaves the site of the collapsed Morandi Bridge August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca

A woman cries being embraced by a firefighter as she leaves the site of the collapsed Morandi Bridge August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
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The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer
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The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa August 14, 2018. Italian Firefighters Press Office/Handout via REUTERS

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa August 14, 2018. Italian Firefighters Press Office/Handout via REUTERS

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa August 14, 2018. Italian Firefighters Press Office/Handout via REUTERS
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The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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Firefighters inspect a crushed car August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Firefighters inspect a crushed car August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Firefighters inspect a crushed car August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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A truck is seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge site August 14, 2018.  REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

A truck is seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge site August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

A truck is seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge site August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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Rescue workers recover a body August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca

Rescue workers recover a body August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca

Rescue workers recover a body August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
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Rescue workers search on the site of the collapsed Morandi Bridge August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca

Rescue workers search on the site of the collapsed Morandi Bridge August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca

Rescue workers search on the site of the collapsed Morandi Bridge August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
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Rescue workers carry a body at the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

Rescue workers carry a body at the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

Rescue workers carry a body at the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer
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Rescue workers are seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

Rescue workers are seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

Rescue workers are seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer
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The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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Rescue workers are seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

Rescue workers are seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

Rescue workers are seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer
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Firefighters and rescue workers deploy a ladder August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Firefighters and rescue workers deploy a ladder August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Firefighters and rescue workers deploy a ladder August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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A rescue helicopter flies over the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

A rescue helicopter flies over the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

A rescue helicopter flies over the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa August 14, 2018. Italian Firefighters Press Office/Handout via REUTERS

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa August 14, 2018. Italian Firefighters Press Office/Handout via REUTERS

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa August 14, 2018. Italian Firefighters Press Office/Handout via REUTERS
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Rescue workers are seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. Local Team via Reuters TV/REUTERS

Rescue workers are seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. Local Team via Reuters TV/REUTERS

Rescue workers are seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. Local Team via Reuters TV/REUTERS
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The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. Local Team via Reuters TV/REUTERS

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. Local Team via Reuters TV/REUTERS

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. Local Team via Reuters TV/REUTERS
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Rescue workers are seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. Local Team via Reuters TV/REUTERS

Rescue workers are seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. Local Team via Reuters TV/REUTERS

Rescue workers are seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. Local Team via Reuters TV/REUTERS
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Rescue workers are seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. Local Team via Reuters TV/REUTERS

Rescue workers are seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. Local Team via Reuters TV/REUTERS

Rescue workers are seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. Local Team via Reuters TV/REUTERS
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The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa August 14, 2018. Italian Firefighters Press Office/Handout via REUTERS

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa August 14, 2018. Italian Firefighters Press Office/Handout via REUTERS

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa August 14, 2018. Italian Firefighters Press Office/Handout via REUTERS
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Police is seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. Local Team via Reuters TV/REUTERS

Police is seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. Local Team via Reuters TV/REUTERS

Police is seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. Local Team via Reuters TV/REUTERS
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Rescue workers are seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. Local Team via Reuters TV/REUTERS

Rescue workers are seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. Local Team via Reuters TV/REUTERS

Rescue workers are seen at the collapsed Morandi Bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. Local Team via Reuters TV/REUTERS
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