Borba road collapsed

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Published Tuesday, November 20, 2018

A part of the municipal road linking Borba to Évora struck, on Monday, causing several victims, as told to the News to the Minute source of the District Relief Operations Command of Évora.

According to the same source, this accident has caused "several injured".

For now it is not certainty known how many victims this accident provoked. Witnesses told the authorities that four to five victims fell with the landslide, being submerged, because the quarry has water. As for these victims, the CDOS says that they would be in the "adjoining quarry".

There is also the "suspicion" that at least one car was crossing the road at the time the land gave way. However, according to the same source, everything is for the moment "suspicious."

Ângelo Sá, former mayor of Borba, said that this is a road full of dangers and that an accident has long been feared.

Source: DORRIS

Borba road collapsed Facts

Power: 0
Affected Area: 1 km.
Alert Level: Orange
Category: Safety
Response: Avoid
Severity: Severe
Urgency: Immediate
Certainty: Observed

Killed: 2
Missing: 4

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