Latin America & Caribbean

In pictures: Brazil flyover collapse

A flyover under construction collapsed in one of Brazil's World Cup host cities, killing at least two people and injuring 22 others. Belo Horizonte, in the south-east of the country, is due to host one of the semi-final matches next week.

Rescue workers try to reach vehicles trapped underneath a bridge that collapsed while under construction in Belo Horizonte on 3 July 2014.

The bridge collapsed on top of moving traffic on a busy highway.

A bus sits damaged after a bridge collapsed in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on 3 July 2014.

Emergency services confirm that the female driver of this commuter bus was killed in the incident.

A truck is trapped underneath a collapsed bridge in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on 3 July 2014.

Two apparently unoccupied construction lorries were also crushed when the overpass collapsed.

Fire department personnel work to retrieve a car from underneath a collapsed bridge in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on 3 July2014.

One vehicle was almost completely flattened underneath the rubble of the bridge.

A bus sits damaged next to a bridge after it collapsed in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on 3 July 2014.

Emergency services were quick to reach the site of the collapse, just several miles away from Mineirao Stadium, which is hosting one of the World Cup semi-final matches on Tuesday.

Rescue workers try to reach vehicles trapped underneath a bridge that collapsed while under construction in Belo Horizonte on 3 July 2014.

The unfinished flyover was part of the World Cup infrastructure plan aimed at improving Belo Horizonte's public transport system.