Decades-old bridge demolished in seconds
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China's Wuxi bridge demolished after 44 years

The Wuxi bridge in Chongqing, south-west China, was demolished on Wednesday.

It was built in 1973 but was judged to be no longer safe.

A new bridge spanning 135 metres will be built to replace it by February next year.

(Footage via China Central Television)

  • 18 May 2017