In Colombia, the number of victims of the bridge collapse has risen to 11 people

MEXICO city, January 10 – RIA Novosti. The number of victims of the collapse of a suspension bridge in Colombia increased from 7 to 11, reported on Monday evening rescue service of the South American country.

“Information we have says 11 dead” — leads Mexican portal Informador statement by the Director of the state national service of risk management disasters of Colombia, Carlos Ivan Marquez.

According to local authorities, the tragedy occurred on Monday morning in the city of Villavicencio. Among the dead are children, including an eight month old child, who was at the time of the tragedy in her mother’s arms. The height of the structure ranged from 10 to 15 meters.

Injured 13 people, they were taken to hospitals.