Bridge collapses in NE China

Baku, December 26, AZERTAC

Two trucks plunged off a bridge that collapsed Saturday morning in northeast China's Qiqihar, the local government said, according to Xinhua agency.

The 60-meter-long bridge broke in the middle, sending the two trucks careering into the frozen river in Fuyu County at about 9:10 a.m. One person sustained injuries and was rushed to hospital. There were no fatalities, according to a statement from the county government. The trucks burst into flames, and fire fighters were able to extinguish the fire. An investigation has been launched, the statement added.

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