Honduras quake causes chaos across central America
One of the lanes of ‘La Democracia’ bridge over the Ulua river, built by the French in 1963, had its central section collapsed due to an earthquake May 28, 2009 in El Progreso, 270 km north of Tegucigalpa. ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images. Image may be subject to copyright.
Latest Quake Report:
- About 30 homes in Honduras and Belize were destroyed.
- Four people killed.
- At least 40 injured.
- Fires were reported in several areas.
- Sections of ‘La Democracia’ bridge, which spans river Ulua, the country’s largest river, collapsed in the town of El Progreso.
- Other incidents of structural damage reported.
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