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July 13, 2018 07:30:58

Colombia authorities have destroyed the stays of a deliberate 446-metre cable bridge that had partially collapsed earlier this 12 months.

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About 200 kilograms of explosives, 3,000 metres of detonating wire and 30 detonators had been used to implode the bridge that was attributable to run throughout the Chirajara canyon in central Colombia.

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It was meant to have related Bogota, the capital, to Colombia’s western plains.

Consultants mentioned the occasion went as deliberate.

The Chirajara bridge, which was below building, collapsed in January this 12 months, killing 10 employees.

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Investigations concluded that design failures had been responsible.

The bridge is anticipated to be reconstructed.

Reuters/AP

Subjects:

accidents—other,

disasters-and-accidents,

colombia

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