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Barely holding bridge collapsed under KAMAZ in Dagestan (photo)

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A road bridge in Dagestan, Russia has collapsed under the weight of an overloaded KAMAZ.

As reported in the Republican Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, on Friday, at about 9:10 am, at the exit from the village of Hebda, a span of a bridge over the Avarskoe koisu river collapsed.

 

The driver, an employee of Mostostroy LLC, was hospitalized with injuries. Three villages were left without road communication – Goor, Goor-Hindah, Kakhib.

Rescuers clarified that the bridge belonging to the Ministry of Construction of Dagestan was in disrepair, and passage was allowed only for vehicles weighing up to 40 tons.  “In this area, the road was repaired, the road was paved.

 

The passage across the river has been carried out at the moment only for trucks, and by the evening they plan to open a technical passage for all vehicles, ”the Emergencies Ministry headquarters said.

 

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