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14-08-2018, 16:22   #1
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Scores dead after motorway bridge collapses in Genoa

30 dead ATM.

Apparently it collapsed after being struck by lightning during thunderstorms.
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14-08-2018, 16:23   #2
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A dreadful tragedy and so sad to readv
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14-08-2018, 16:26   #3
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Terrible stuff. Terrorism?
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14-08-2018, 16:28   #4
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This is awful. In Italy so much of construction can be quality effected by criminal interests that it would not surprise if bad materials were used.

Also, 30 is not "scores"
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awful awful stuff, eyewitnesses said they saw it struck by lightning ?
Christ, how can lightning take down a bridge, my only guess is no lightning conductor so concrete rapidly expanded with the heat ... terrible tragedy RIP to all that died.
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Terrorism?

No, it's not.
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The West link bridge is 42m high. This one was over 90m.

A dreadful tragedy.
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Absolutely horrible way to meet your maker. RIP


As other posters above, you'd wonder was it dodgy builder work involved.

Some force of lightning to cause that damage and destruction.

Of all things to ruin your day, lightning causing a bridge collapse is probably not even on anybodys mind. Heard the weather was meant to be shocking.
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The lightning could be just a coincedence, more likely it was caused by the extra weight of the water and was about to go anyway, the sh1t will hit the fan after this investigation.
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The lightning could be just a coincedence, more likely it was caused to the extra weight of the water and was about to go anyway, the **** will hit the fan after this investigation.
There will be accountability over there no doubt. If itt were ireland forget about it.
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There will be accountability over there no doubt. If itt were ireland forget about it.
I doubt it, Italy is far worse than Ireland when it comes to such matters. Corrupt to the core.
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The lightning could be just a coincedence, more likely it was caused to the extra weight of the water and was about to go anyway, the **** will hit the fan after this investigation.
There will be accountability over there no doubt. If itt were ireland forget about it.
Are you joking?  Do you think that Ireland is more corrupt then Italy?
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Terrible stuff. Terrorism?
Yeah, it was Muslim lightning.
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Are you joking?  Do you think that Ireland is more corrupt then Italy?
For this kind of thing yes.
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Yeah, it was Muslim lightning.
I prefer Black lightning myself


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