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Overpass in Brazil Collapses in World Cup Host City

Matt Ball on July 3, 2014 - in Construction, Transportation

A highway overpass has collapsed onto vehicles in the Brazilian World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte, killing two people.

The concrete and steel bridge, which was under construction, fell onto traffic on a busy highway.

The front of a commuter bus was crushed along with two apparently unoccupied construction lorries. A car was also reported crushed. It is unclear if people remain trapped under the rubble.

Read more via BBC News

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