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10 dead,33 missing after Indonesia bridge collapse

705 m long suspension bridge collapsed on Saturday and 39 were injured.

Written by Agencies | Tenggarong (indonesia) | Published: November 28, 2011 11:11:43 am

The death toll from a weakened Mahakam II Bridge collapse on Borneo island climbed to 10 on Monday with more than 30 people still reported missing,Indonesian rescue officials said.

The 705-metre-long suspension bridge connecting Tenggarong and Tenggarong Seberang districts in Kutai Kartanegara,East Kalimantan collapsed on Saturday.

“We found five more more bodies this morning on the banks of the river,so the toll is now 10. They had been washed up to shore overnight,” National Disaster Management Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said.

“Thirty-nine people have been injured and based on reports by the community,at least 33 are missing,” he said.

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