Bridge Failure Database

Nukkei Bridge in Jalingo (Jalingo River)

Year 2005
Type Road
Country Niger
Cause Natural hazard (Flooding)
Details Five-hour torrential rainfall caused river to overflow its banks. People were standing on the bridge to watch the flooding river.
Fatalities 60
Injuries 0
Collapse complete
Phase in service
Period 1991-2009
Continent Africa

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