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FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Three arrested over Italian cable disaster that killed 14 people” – below is their description.
Three people were arrested on Wednesday (May 26) over a cable car #crash in northern #Italy that killed 14 people on Sunday. An investigation showed that a clamp, intentionally placed on the brake as a patchwork repair, prevented the brake from engaging after the lead cable snapped. Italian prosecutors have opened an investigation into suspected involuntary manslaughter and negligence.FRANCE 24 correspondent, Seema Gupta, tells us more.FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel
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