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Taiwan bridge collapse caught on camera
At least twelve people were injured in a bridge collapse that was caught on camera in northeast Taiwan Tuesday, according to the The Yilan County Fire Bureau. Nine of those injured are foreign workers-six Filipino and three Indonesian. A Taiwanese oil tanker truck driver and two Taiwanese sea patrol team members were also injured. Rescue efforts are still underway to find an additional six foreign workers. Video posted online shows the Nanfangao Bridge falling into the water in Yilan County Tuesday morning. The bridge collapsed at 9.30am local, hitting three fisher boats and one oil tank truck is on fire during the collapse. The collapse will affect the local economy as fishermen daily operation will be affected. They are still investigating on the cause of collapse, Yilan Suao Township office representatives tell CNN. The cause of the collapse is still under investigation.