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At least 7 killed in suspension bridge accident in Colombia

Authorities in central Colombia say at least seven people were killed and 14 injured Monday when a popular suspension bridge failed.

The bridge, near Villavicencio, is a tourist attraction, and police say it may have turned upside down due to an overload of people, The Associated Press reports; it's a three-day holiday weekend in Colombia, and the bridge was busy. Because the victims spilled down into a gorge 265 feet below, authorities say those who are still alive have severe injuries, and they expect the death toll to rise. First responders say the dead include five adults and two minors.