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Chinese man trapped on 100m-high glass bridge shattered by wind in China

Netizens are raising their concern about the safety of those bridges.
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A Chinese man was left dangling from a 100m-high suspension bridge after sudden high wind shattered the transparent bottom glass panels.

The man was on the bridge located at Piyan Mountain, north-east of China,

The bridge was hit by strong wind that traveled up to 150km/h and most of the bottom glass panels were shattered.

Leaving the man in an extremely dangerous situation.

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The man was rescued after hanging there for more than 30 minutes. He was reportedly unharmed but was sent to hospital for assessment and counseling.

There are around 2300 glass bridges like this in China, netizens are raising their concern about the safety of those bridges.

Jia Suriyanto
Indonesian Journalist at News Asia Today. I cover the latest news and stories on Indonesia, particularly on business.