Posts Tagged ‘motorway’

"Dozens" dead as massive section of motorway bridge collapses during "violent cloudburst" in Genoa, Italy

     A motorway bridge has collapsed near the Italian city of Genoa, sending vehicles plummeting some 100m (328ft) to the ground and killing at least 11 people, local media report. Italian Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said it was likely to be “an immense tragedy”. Local emergency officials have been quoted as saying “dozens” died. Video […]

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 […]

Terror suspect with salt & cookie-filled vest arrested in Brussels

The incident happened at the City2 Shopping Mall in the heart of the Belgian capital, local media said, adding that it was a bomb alert. The area was cordoned off and emergency services along with sappers arrived at the scene. The police were notified at 5.30am “of a suspicious situation,” said Ilse Van de Keere, spokeswoman for […]

‘Exciting ride back to Earth’: Kelly & Kornienko wrap up their 11-month space mission

Their landing on Earth is scheduled for March 2, at 7:25am Moscow time (4:25am GMT) and will occur in Kazakhstan. Kelly and Kornienko will be accompanied by Russian cosmonaut Sergey Volkov who spent less time in orbit – 182 days. They will be brought down to Earth by the Russian Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft. Gorilla suits, […]

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