Visitors fell into water after a foot bridge collapsed in east China


Dozens of visitors fell into the water in east China’s Jiangxi Province after a foot bridge at a scenic spot collapsed on Sunday morning, local authorities said.

Surveillance video in the park recorded the chaotic scenes.

The accident occurred at around 10:10 at the Sima Ferry in the Xihai scenic spot of Lushan Mountain when visitors were crossing the foot bridge to board.

After the bridge collapsed, many visitors fell into the two-meter-deep water and park employees immediately conducted a rescue operation.

No casualties were reported, but more than ten injured visitors were sent to a local hospital for treatment, according to local authorities.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

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