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Colombia Bridge Collapses, Killing Ten Construction Workers

A partially-constructed bridge collapsed in Colombia on Monday, killing at least ten construction workers and injuring five, according to Colombia Reports. The bridge was part of a highway construction project that would connect Colombia’s capital city, Bogota, to the city of Villavicencio but the bridge somehow collapsed into the canyon below. Colonel Jorge Diaz of the Colombian Civil Defense said “ten people were killed, nine died at the site of the accident and one was transferred to a hospital where he died,” according to El Espectador newspaper. One worker from the construction site witnessed the collapse and described the scene to El Tiempo newspaper: “Everyone started shouting that…