2 confirmed dead, 3 missing after bridge collapse in south China

2 confirmed dead, 3 missing after bridge collapse in south China

© APA | Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong Province

# 26 July 2021 01:15 (UTC +04:00)

Two people have been confirmed dead and three others remain missing after part of a bridge under construction collapsed on Sunday morning in Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong Province, according to the on-site rescue headquarters, APA reports citing Xinhua.

Five workers engaged in the construction of the Jinhai Bridge fell into the sea following the collapse of the bridge's box girder around 9:25 a.m., according to the Zhuhai municipal emergency management bureau.

The bodies of two workers have been found by Sunday afternoon.

Search and rescue efforts are still ongoing.

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