Posts Tagged ‘genoa’

One year after Genoa tragedy: Are Europe’s bridges any safer?

Millions of people cross them without thought every single day, but there are tens of thousands of bridges in Europe that have been deemed unsafe or structurally deficient.  When a 656-foot stretch of the Morandi bridge collapsed last August, eyewitnesses described hearing the “roar” of the massive structure as it crumbled. Video footage captured the […]

Bridge that collapsed & killed 43 in Genoa last year is BLOWN UP (VIDEO)

Follow RT on The two towers of the 1.2 kilometer-long Morandi motorway bridge in the northern Italian port town of Genoa were brought down in only six seconds. ‘), link: “” }, events: { onReady: function () { if(ga) { ga(‘send’, ‘event’, ‘JWPLAYER-GA’, ‘CLICK PLAY’, location.href); ga(‘send’, ‘event’, ‘JW Player Article’, ‘Ready’, location.href); // Временно […]

‘Let’s make things clear’: EU bites back at Salvini’s claim that it’s responsible for Genoa tragedy

Some 24 hours after the tragic event in the northern city, Salvini, leader of the Euroskeptic Northern League, said the EU’s spending restrictions had limited Italy’s ability to invest in its infrastructure. In his latest sting at the EU, Salvini said the collapse of the 100-meter-long stretch of concrete on the A10 motorway brought into […]

The Genoa Bridge Collapse

On Tuesday August 14th, a major motorway bridge collasped in the Italian city of Genoa. As of early Wednesday, the BBC are reporting that local police confirm 39 dead (including 3 children) and 16 injured, 12 of whom are in a serious condition. The bridge, known as the Morandi bridge, after its designer Riccardo Morandi, carries […]

At Least 20 Dead in Highway Bridge Collapse in Genoa in Northern Italy

At least 2 rescued from rubble and transported to hospital, but their conditions are unknown A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed Tuesday in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 45 metres into a heap of rubble, killing at least 20 people and […]

Salvini says EU budget rules risk safety of Italians after Genoa bridge collapse

Salvini, the leader of the eurosceptic Northern League, told reporters in Sicily that the fall of the 100-meter-long stretch of the A10 motorway in the port city on Tuesday showed that budgetary strictures imposed by the EU are putting lives of Italians at risk. READ MORE: ‘It was a miracle’: Survivor of Genoa bridge collapse […]

‘Dozens dead’ as major road bridge collapses in Genoa

Rescue workers say about 10 vehicles were involved when a 200m (650ft) section of the Morandi Bridge collapsed during a sudden and violent storm. The Italian Ambulance Service says there are “dozens of dead”, local news agency Adnkronos reported. One person has been rescued alive from the rubble and flown to hospital […]

VIDEO from above shows scale of deadly Genoa bridge collapse

The Italian government has branded the accident “an immense tragedy.” When part of the bridge collapsed, debris crashed into apartment buildings located immediately below. The Genoa ambulance service says there are dozens dead following the incident. READ MORE: ‘Dozens dead’ as motorway bridge collapses near Genoa, Italy (VIDEO, PHOTOS) Footage taken at the site shows ambulance […]

Dozens killed in Italy’s Genoa motorway bridge collapse – local media

The country’s ambulance service earlier confirmed that “dozens” of people had died in the incident. Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli described Tuesday’s events as an “immense tragedy.” The 100-meter long section of the A10 motorway in the port city collapsed Tuesday morning. Italian news agency ANSA reports that one child has been counted among the dead. At […]

Antifa protesters set Genoa streets ablaze, face off with police (VIDEO)

According to local press, around 250 ‘anti-fascist’ demonstrators threw smoke bombs, started fires and clashed with municipal police on Friday. It came after authorities prevented them from confronting a far-right rally organized by CasaPound, a neo-fascist political party named after American poet and Fascist sympathizer Ezra Pound. Not ‘charisma’ or ‘cultural amnesia’ – Italians will […]

Smoke bombs, flares as 2,000 march in Genoa to protest far-right group’s new HQ (VIDEO)

Over 2,000 people took part in the march “against the fascist and racist organization” and “for solidarity to migrants and against borders” on Friday, heading from Piazza Alimonda to Piazza De Ferrari in central Genoa, local media reported. A red and black banner, reading “anti-fascist Genoa,” was carried at the head of the procession. “We […]

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