An inaugurated bridge in the Democratic Republic of Congo collapsed during a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by officials
According to local media reports, an inauguration ceremony in the Democratic Republic of Congo ended in chaos.
Officials gathered for the inauguration of the bridge and took their places on the bridge for the ribbon cutting. However, the bridge, which could not handle the crowd, collapsed before it could be opened.
In the images reflected on social media, it is seen that the bridge collapsed at the moment the ribbon was cut and the authorities were helped by the people around.
There was no immediate word on who was injured in the incident.
Social media users reacted against the authorities for the bridge, which proved to be unstable while it was still inaugurated.
Bridge collapses while being commissioned in DR Congo. pic.twitter.com/hIzwKWBx9g
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