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Six workers missing after Baltimore bridge collapse are presumed dead. The search has been suspended

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Six workers missing after Baltimore bridge collapse are presumed dead.  The search has been suspended

Six workers missing after bridge collapse in Baltimore in eastern United States are presumed dead. The search has been suspended, Maryland State Police said, according to the agencies. The four-lane bridge partially collapsed on Tuesday night as a result of a cargo ship hitting one of the pillars. At that time, at least eight people were working on it, two managed to be saved.

Maryland police said there was little hope that the six missing would be found alive, given the cold water temperature and the time that had passed since the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed, according to Reuters.

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Superintendent Roland Butler announced that the search and rescue operation, roughly 18 hours after the bridge collapse, is moving into a new phase that will focus on extrication. Divers will return to the site on Wednesday morning local time, the AP reported.

The Singaporean-flagged container ship Dali crashed into the bridge pillar on Tuesday around 01:30 local time (06:30 CET). Almost immediately, a part of the approximately 2.5 kilometer long bridge over the Patapsco River, whose waters had a temperature of approximately eight degrees Celsius at the time, collapsed into the icy water.

Earlier, rescuers rescued two of a group of eight workers who were repairing potholes on the bridge. One was hospitalized in serious condition. Maryland officials believe those are the only people who fell into the water, but have not confirmed it 100 percent.

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