Sidewalk collapses during parade in Joinville and at least 30 people fall into the river

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During the opening of the Christmas party, this Monday night (22), in Joinville, in the north of Santa Catarina, part of the structure of the sidewalk on Avenida Beira Rio gave way and several people who accompanied the opening ceremony fell on the River.

According to the City of Joinville, preliminary information indicates that there are 30 victims, 11 children and 19 adults, all of which have already been rescued by firefighters and are out of danger. The victims were referred to hospitals in the city.

The accident happened five minutes after the event started and the performance continued. According to the city hall, the continuation of the presentation only took place after they found out that there were no victims with serious injuries.

The official opening of the Cultural Christmas of Joinville took place this Monday, the presentations were held in front of the city hall, with lights on and the arrival of Santa Claus.

Reference: CNN Brasil

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