41-year-old bridge demolished in one second

NewsflarePublished: August 31, 2017
Published: August 31, 2017

Dramatic footage from China of a 40-year-old bridge plummeting into a river when it was demolished on Wednesday (August 30).

The video, which was filmed in Chongqing, shows the Yujiang Bridge being demolished by explosives in just one second and then falling into the Yu river with a huge splash.

According to local media, 10-thousand local residents were temporarily evacuated from the surrounding area.

Local authorities decided the bridge was unsafe and are working to replace it.

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