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One year after the brugramp in Genoa, Italy

2019-08-14T11:40:22.781Z

Italy commemorates the disaster with the collapsed suspension bridge in the port city of Genoa on Wednesday. It was exactly one year ago that part of the Morandi bridge collapsed, killing 43 people.



Italy commemorates the disaster with the collapsed suspension bridge in the port city of Genoa on Wednesday. It was exactly one year ago that part of the Morandi bridge collapsed, killing 43 people.

Part of the 1.2 kilometer long bridge collapsed on August 14, 2018. At that time a lot of traffic was crossing the bridge. (Photo: Getty Images)

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Italian police share new images of collapse of Genoa bridge

As a result, several cars and trucks fell about 50 meters down.

Rescue workers searched for days in the rubble for victims. (Photo: Getty Images)

The death toll was definitively set at 43 on August 19. (Photo: Reuters)

The hundreds of people who lived near the bridge were evacuated and were only allowed to collect their belongings after two months. (Photo: Getty Images)

At the beginning of December, the last vehicles left on the bridge were removed. (Photo: Reuters)

The dismantling of the bridge began in February. (Photo: Getty Images)

The remaining parts of the bridge were exploded at the end of June. (Photo: Getty Images)

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Italians commemorate victims year after collapse of 'disaster bridge'

Wednesday is exactly one year ago that the bridge collapsed.

A memorial meeting was held with neighbors, relatives, social workers and prominent politicians. (Photo: Reuters)

Genoa gets a new bridge. Construction has already started. The bridge connection must be finished next year. (Photo: Reuters)

In the meantime, the Italian authorities are investigating the cause of the disaster. It is not clear when the report will be ready. (Photo: Reuters)

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