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Pupils were jumping on bridge before collapse

KAMPAR, 27 Oct 2009: Between 30 and 50 pupils were on a newly-built suspension bridge when it collapsed last night into the swift-flowing Kampar River at Sekolah Kebangsaan Kuala Dipang near here, causing one pupil to drown and two more to go missing. A pupil, K Mathivanan, 12, who held onto a rope and saved [...]

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1 pupil dead, 2 missing after bridge collapses

KAMPAR, 27 Oct 2009: A pupil drowned and two others are missing after a newly-built suspension bridge collapsed into the Kampar River as pupils, participating in a 1Malaysia camp, were walking across the bridge near here last night. Nineteen other pupils, feared missing at first, have been accounted for and are safe, police said. The [...]

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