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Bridge Failure Database

Suspension bridge in the West of Nepal (Bheri River)

Year 2007
Type Foot
Cause Overloading
Details 300 people going to a religious feast were on the bridge when it collapsed.
Fatalities 16
Injuries 33
Collapse complete
Phase in service
Period 1991-2009
Continent Asia
Reference http://www.french.xinhuanet.com/french/2007-12/26

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