Bridge collapses in Tibet

Tibet, Aug 3 (IANS) Four people went missing after part of a bridge in Tibet collapsed, authorities said Saturday.

The accident occurred at 11.27 p.m. Friday on the Sichuan-Tibet highway, disrupting traffic in the south-western autonomous region, government officials said.

A truck with two local villagers onboard fell into the river and went missing.

Two hikers, a 24-year-old woman and a 25-year-old man, were also missing, Xinhua reported.


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