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Seven killed in bridge collapse in north China

Rescuers work at the site of a collapsed bridge in Tianjin, north China, Nov. 1, 2020. Seven people have been confirmed dead and five others injured after a railway bridge collapsed in north China's Tianjin Municipality on Sunday, said local authorities. (Xinhua/Zhao Zishuo)

  Rescuers work at the site of a collapsed bridge in Tianjin, north China, Nov. 1, 2020. Seven people have been confirmed dead and five others injured after a railway bridge collapsed in north China's Tianjin Municipality on Sunday, said local authorities. (Xinhua/Zhao Zishuo)

TIANJIN, Nov. 1 (Xinhua) — Seven people have been confirmed dead and five others injured after a railway bridge collapsed in north China’s Tianjin Municipality on Sunday, said local authorities.

The collapse occurred at around 9 a.m. on Sunday when the over-30-meter-long bridge in Tianjin’s Binhai New Area was under repair.

A rescue operation is underway, and the cause of the accident is under investigation. Enditem

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