New car found in rubble of collapsed Genoa bridge - authorities

New car found in rubble of collapsed Genoa bridge - authorities

Another car has been found by rescue workers searching the rubble of a collapsed motorway bridge in the northern Italian city of Genoa, local authorities said on Saturday.

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the port city of Genoa
FILE PHOTO: The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in Genoa, August 16, 2018. .REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

MILAN: Another car has been found by rescue workers searching the rubble of a collapsed motorway bridge in the northern Italian city of Genoa, local authorities said on Saturday.

Spokespeople for the fire brigade and the Genoa prefecture said the car - which was found under slabs of concrete - was "compatible" with one believed to carry a family of three, but neither updated the death toll, still officially at 38.

Rescuers have been working to search for survivors since Tuesday after a 200-metre section of the Morandi bridge gave way in busy lunchtime traffic, plunging dozens of vehicles 50m (160 feet) below.

(Reporting by Giulia Segreti; Editing by Toby Chopra)

Source: Reuters

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