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    Deadly Bridge Collapse in Genoa, Italy (23)

    A collapse of a motorway bridge in the northern Italian city of Genoa has claimed the lives of "dozens" of people, Genoa's ambulance service director said.

    A motorway bridge has collapsed in Genoa, Italy local media reported on Tuesday. Several cars have fallen into the subsequent chasm.

    READ MORE: Motorway Bridge Collapses in Northern Italy, Dozens Dead (PHOTO, VIDEO)

    "The scale is epochal. There are dozens of dead among those who fell from the bridge or got trapped under the rubble," Francesco Bermano, Genoa's ambulance service director said, as quoted by the Adnkronors news agency.

    Italian police have published a shocking video of the bridge's collapse.

    Ambulances and rescuers have arrived at the scene:

    READ MORE: Truck Driver Survives Bridge Crash in Italy by Sheer Miracle (PHOTO, VIDEO)

    Internet users have published photos and videos of the aftermath on Twitter:

    Deadly Bridge Collapse in Genoa, Italy (23)
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