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Fireworks explosion destroys Chinese highway

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Rescuers work at the accident site where an expressway bridge partially collapsed due to a truck explosion in Mianchi County, Sanmenxia, central China's Henan Province, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2013. A truckload of fireworks intended for Lunar New Year celebrations went off Friday in a massive, deadly explosion that destroyed part of an elevated highway in central China, sending vehicles plummeting 30 meters (about 100 feet) to the ground. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT

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An elevated portion of highway in central China collapsed on Feb. 1 after a truck loaded with fireworks for Lunar New Year celebrations exploded sending vehicles plummeting about 100 feet to the ground.

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