Collapsed bridge salvage called off
- Published: 10 Oct 2013 at 21.33
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KANCHANABURI - An operation to salvage the submerged pieces of the collapsed section of Kanchanaburi's famous Uttamanusorn Bridge, the country’s longest wooden bridge, was called off on Thursday because of turbulence in the Song Ka Lia River.
Police divers began their first day of operation late Thursday morning to search for and remove pieces of the fallen Uttamanusorn bridge to reuse them for the repairs. (Photo by Patipat Janthong)
Widely known as Saphan Mon, the 850 metre-long wooden bridge built across the Song Ka Lia River in Sangkhla Buri district 26 years ago was torn apart by strong currents on July 28.
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