Genoa's giant bridge towers demolished
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Morandi bridge towers demolished in Genoa

Demolition experts have blown up what remains of the Morandi bridge in the Italian city of Genoa nearly a year after the structure collapsed.

Thousands of people were evacuated ahead of explosions to bring down two large towers consisting of about 4,500 tonnes of concrete and steel.

Forty-three people were killed when part of the bridge, and cars travelling along it, fell 45m (148ft) last August.

Read more: Genoa bridge towers blown up as thousands evacuated

  • 28 Jun 2019
Go to next video: 'I was under the bridge when it collapsed'