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Large suspension bridge collapses in Indonesia

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People try to find other victims after a bridge collapsed on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011.

msnbc.com staff and news service reports:

JAKARTA, Indonesia - A busy bridge collapsed Saturday in central Indonesia, killing at least three people and injuring many more as a bus, cars and motorcycles crashed into the river below, police and witnesses said.

Capt. Syafii Nafsikin said search and rescue teams rushed to the scene.

The death toll could climb, he said, adding that many people were believed to be injured.

The bridge linking the towns of Tenggarong and Samarinda in East Kalimantan province was clogged with traffic when the accident occurred, Syaiful, a witness, told local TV station TVOne.

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