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Italy's deputy prime minister is blaming the EU for the deadly bridge collapse, even though nobody knows what caused it yet

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Matteo Salvini suggested that EU fiscal rules were to blame for Tuesday's deadly bridge collapse.
Authorities have yet to determine the cause of the disaster, which killed at least 37 people.
Italy's deputy prime minister suggested that EU budget constraints had prevented his country from spending on infrastructure safety.
The ruling Five Star Movement party is also under fire for describing in 2013 fears of the Morandi Bridge's collapse as a "fairy tale."
Italy's deputy prime minister has blamed the deadly collapse of a highway bridge on the European Union, even...
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Rescuers worked through the night to find survivors after the Italy bridge collapse that killed 37 - and think they could still find people alive in the rubble

Rescuers worked through the night to find survivors after the Italy bridge collapse that killed 37 - and think they could still find people alive in the rubble

11 monthes ago   |   By

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At least four people have been pulled out alive from the rubble of the bridge collapse in northern Italy on Tuesday.
Rescuers continue to hold out hope for more survivors.
Some 400 firefighters remained on the site on Wednesday to help lift chunks of concrete so rescuers could check underneath.
They have been able to locate survivors after hearing their voices under the rubble.
At least 37 people have died from the disaster.
Rescuers in northern Italy worked overnight after a massive highway bridge collapsed on Tuesday morning, hoping to find people still alive...
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Dramatic rescue video shows a victim of the Italy bridge collapse being saved from a crushed vehicle dangling above the ground

Dramatic rescue video shows a victim of the Italy bridge collapse being saved from a crushed vehicle dangling above the ground

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A huge highway bridge collapsed in Genoa, northern Italy, on Tuesday morning, killing at least 35 people.
But some have been pulled alive from the wreckage, including one victim who was pulled from a mangled vehicle suspended high above the ground.
The victim had been stuck in a smashed-up Iveco vehicle, likely a van, wedged between two supports of the collapsed bridge.
Footage shared on social media by Italian firefighters show two men lowering the blurred-out victim to the ground, where he was stretchered away.
A dramatic video from the wreckage...
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