Bridge collapse halts Ivory Coast-Burkina rail traffic

08 September 2016 - 13:30 By AFP

Rail traffic between Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso has been halted for at least two weeks after a bridge collapsed on the line linking the two countries, the operator has said.The 250-metre iron bridge, built in 1910 across the Nzi river, collapsed dramatically on Tuesday as a freight train was crossing.

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