Public Housing Bridge Collapses During Government Inspection in Philippines

StoryfulNews Published April 27, 2018 0 Plays

Rumble / Trending News - Government officials visiting a public housing complex in Zamboanga city, Philippines, took a plunge into the water when a wooden footbridge collapsed during their April 26 tour of the government-funded residences. Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar, Zamboanga City Representative Celso Lobregat, Negros Occidental Representative Abelardo Benitez, and several officials from the National Housing Authority were inspecting the Barangay Rio Hondo housing complex when the bridge collapsed. Only minor injuries were reported in the fall. The housing complex houses victims of a 2013 siege by Moro rebels in Zamboanga city. Credit: Emedia Digital TV & 105.9 Emedia FM Station via Storyful