Bridge Overturn and Kills 7 – level 2

17-01-2017 15:00

A suspension bridge in Colombia turned upside down. Seven people died and 14 were injured. Five of the dead were adults, and two were younger than 18.

This bridge is popular with tourists. It probably turned upside down because of overload. It happened during a busy three-day holiday weekend.

People carried bodies down on a zip line. The injured went to a local hospital.

Difficult words: suspension bridge (a type of bridge which is on cable/ropes), overload (too much weight on something), zip line (a cable or rope between a higher and a lower point).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

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