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At least 60 dead in Vietnam bridge collapse

A bridge under construction collapses in southern Vietnam, killing at least 60 workers.

world Updated: Sep 26, 2007 12:04 IST

A bridge under construction collapsed in southern Vietnam on Wednesday, killing at least 60 workers, and 100 others were missing, a contractor and police said.

State-run Vietnam TV showed footage of the damage to the collapsed concrete and steel structure in Can Tho City and reported that people were still trapped in the rubble. The city is 170 km (105 miles) south of the country's commercial centre, Ho Chi Minh City.