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A year on, a legal battle is still raging over who is responsible for the Genoa motorway bridge disasterA year on, a legal battle is still raging over who is responsible for the Genoa motorway bridge disaster (AFP Photo/Alberto PIZZOLI)

Genoa (Italy) (AFP) – Italy on Wednesday marks a year since the Genoa motorway bridge collapse that killed 43 people, as the country grapples with a political crisis sparked by far-right leader Matteo Salvini.

The ceremony will take place close to the spot where a section of the Morandi highway fell during heavy rain on August 14, 2018, hurling dozens of cars and several trucks onto railway tracks below.

Rubble and mangled steel still lie strewn across the site. The bridge’s two remaining

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