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00:00:01
>> Luciano Goccia was in this truck under Genoa's Morandi Bridge moments before it collapsed, killing dozens of people. Escorted by police to see the wreck now retrieved from the debris, he says he feels blessed to have survived.>>
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> In Genoa, firefighters and rescuers are stil digging through the rubble, the huge slabs of concrete that fell onto the ground, looking for, I think, more bodies than survivors now. The Genoa Chief Prosecutor told us today that that will rise, expect it to be 10 or 20 more people buried in the rubble.
00:00:23
When I turned, I was thrown through the air and hit a wall and lost my breath. The blast of air that had thrown me backwards, it saved my life.>> Between 10 and 20 people are believed to still be missing under the rubble. Traffic was heavy when the bridge gave way on Tuesday in the rain, sending vehicles plummeting.
00:00:45
Reuters Steve Scherer in Rome says hope of finding survivors is fading.>>
00:01:13
So the official death toll could be, in the end, as high as 58.>> Meanwhile, outrage mounts by the day, with the antiestablishment government rounding on Autostrade, Italy's biggest toll road operator. Rome says it will have to help pay for a new bridge and has threatened heavy fines and to cancel its contract.
00:01:32
Investigators have yet to work out, though, what caused the collapse. Autostrade says the bridge was regularly checked. Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said the state might even take over Italy's motorways if private operators can't do the job. And within hours of the disaster, the government also took a jab at the European Union, warning it to give Italy more leeway on infrastructure spending.
00:01:57
Brussels responding that it has been encouraging that priority for some time.