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..'Most of the people working on the bridge were local farmers, the agency said.'

Maybe they were pissed at having arable land confiscated for roading (and the bridge) and their livelihoods being changed from rice growers to 'rock' stars - and so planned the bridge to fail at some time in protest?.

Whatever the cause, the result was tragic.
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heh, heh.......evidently the "animals" prayers do not go unanswered! heh, heh.....
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The more I think about it, the more I wonder why I feel hungry as soon as I leave a Chinese restaurant? Do you all have the same experience? Now I do feel like I am cheated. Hope those orange chicken was real, and not some toilet paper rolls.
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The more I think about it, the more I wonder why I feel hungry as soon as I leave a Chinese restaurant? Do you all have the same experience? Now I do feel like I am cheated. Hope those orange chicken was real, and not some toilet paper rolls.

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It collapsed during the removal of the scafolding (steel scafolding) and not bamboo. Apparantly there was no steel used in the construction of the bridge, they used an old traditional method using concrete and stones, maybe they did not research the old method to well? Sad that so many people died. Really sad
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