Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore collapsed after a container ship ran into it



In the US city of Baltimore, the fire department has declared a mass casualty incident after a major bridge collapsed into the water. That's after being struck by a cargo ship. Police say they're trying to rescue up to 20 people from the water. It happened just before 1:30AM local time. The ship caught fire on impact. It was a Singapore-flagged vessel, headed to the Sri Lankan capital. Al Jazeera’s Mike Hanna on the phone from nearby Washington, DC for the latest. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ Download AJE Mobile App: https://aje.io/AJEMobile #UnitedStates #Baltimore #BaltimoreBridgeCollapse #FrancisScottKeyBridge #FrancisScottKeyBridgeCollapse #MarylandTransportationAuthority #AlJazeeraEnglish
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