Delhi bridge collapses in latest setback for Commonwealth Games

By Andy Rice 21 September 2010

A footbridge that was being built near the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi - set to host the Commonwealth Games next month - has collapsed, injuring at least five workers. The safety and security of competitors has already been questioned, owing to a terrorist attack at a mosque on Sunday, as well as the state of the accommodation in the athletes' village, and this later incident won't charm participating countries. Read more: AFP, via News24, Bloomberg


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