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Bridge collapse in Tyre injures three

File photo of workers at a construction site in Beirut.(The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

BEIRUT: Three workers were wounded Thursday when part of a bridge under construction in the southern port city of Tyre collapsed.

The state-run National News Agency identified two of the injured as Syrian Mohammad al-Abdullah and Shehadeh Mustafa, a Palestinian.

It said the overpass, near a butane filling gas station, connected Tyre with Beirut.

The collapse occurred as concrete finishers were pouring cement, NNA added.

 

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