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Genoa falls silent for Morandi bridge victims
BBC
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 18:31

Genoa falls silent for Morandi bridge victims

BBC
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 18:31

The Italian city of Genoa has held an emotional commemoration to mark a year since the Morandi motorway viaduct collapsed, killing 43 people.

Genoa falls silent for Morandi bridge victims
Church bells rang as a minutes silence was held at 11:36 (09:36 GMT), the exact time that the bridge collapsed last year.A makeshift altar was set up for a memorial Mass near the base of the first pillar of the replacement bridge. Grieving relatives struggled to hold back tears as a choir sang requiem anthems.