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Bridge collapses in Merritt, B.C., as some residents defy evacuation orders over looting fears

VANCOUVER – Dozens of Merritt, B.C., residents have defied evacuation orders over fears about looters, as floodwaters have filled the town with sewage-contaminated water and already caused one bridge to collapse. One of those families was rescued from a rooftop Tuesday afternoon, as North Shore Rescue crews flew by helicopter from the Lower Mainland to…

15 dead as metro collapses in Mexico

15 dead as metro collapses in Mexico published : 4 May 2021 at 13:45 The Mexico City elevated metro line collapsed as a train was passing. (AFP photo) MEXICO CITY: An elevated metro line collapsed in the Mexican capital on Monday, leaving at least 15 people dead and dozens injured as a passing train came…