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Published on Saturday, 06 October 2012 05:30
A ship carrying timber logs crashed into a pillar of Nawaday Bridge on the Ayyarwaddy River at Pyay Town in central Myanmar on September 29.
No casualty or injury has been reported.
The crash, which took place at 6:45am local time, damaged the concrete segment of the pillar’s upper shaft and submerged the pile cap under the water. The ship also had a little dent at the hull.
The authorities have yet to finish assessing the damage.
The ship was carrying 323 logs weighing 494 tonnes from Mandalay to Yangon when the incident took place.
A complaint has been lodged with Padaung police station against the wheeler of the ship for vandalizing public property.