A giant wave covered pier with people in the Amazon

March 29, 2013. Six man went missing on Thursday in northern Brazil in the accident on a floating pier on one of the branches of the river Amazon in the state of Amapa. Accident occurred about 20 kilometers from the city of Macapa. According to incoming data, wave formed because of the collapse of river bank podmyta rains.

Water covered pier, served as the company's Anglo-American for loading ore to ocean-going vessels, washed the people and heavy equipment, including several trucks and gantry crane. Beat the elements and turned over a few anchored fishing boats that sank, ITAR-TASS reported. The search for the missing have not been successful and were suspended at nightfall.

Source: Lead

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