Some grieving relatives refuse to take part in ‘a farce of a funeral’ as frustration mounts

Rescue workers have used jackhammers and cranes to lift huge slabs of concrete from the collapsed Morandi bridge in Genoa, as anger mounted over the disaster and some families threatened to boycott a state funeral for victims.

A fire apparently caused by a spark from metal-cutting equipment delayed rescue operations for some hours on Friday, but more than 300 emergency workers, including firefighters using sniffer dogs and heavy machinery, soon resumed their search for the 20 people Genoa’s chief public prosecutor said are still unaccounted for.

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