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9 killed after bridge collapses near Indonesia's Bali island

AP  |  Jakarta 

Indonesian officials say at least nine people were killed and 30 others injured after a suspension bridge collapsed near the resort island of Bali.

A spokesman for the National Disaster Mitigation Agency, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, says the bridge, linking the small islands of Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan off of Bali, collapsed today evening.

Nugroho says eight of the victims who died have been identified. They include three children aged from 3 to 9. He says two of the injured were in serious condition, while the others suffered minor injuries.

He says initial reports indicate that there were no foreigners among the victims.

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First Published: Sun, October 16 2016. 21:13 IST