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Trade disruptions feared after Baltimore bridge collapse

Posted on AllSides March 26th, 2024
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Harford County MD Fire & EMS/Handout via Reuters

A major bridge in the U.S. city of Baltimore collapsed on Tuesday after it was struck by a container ship, sending crossing vehicles into the Patapsco River below.

Rescuers are searching for at least seven people in the water as authorities declared a state of emergency.

The Francis Scott Key Bridge stretches over 1.6 miles and carries a portion of the Interstate 695 highway. The cargo ship that struck Key Bridge belonged to shipping giant Maersk.

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