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Violent storm blows train off elevated bridge

Miraculously, nobody was hurt.

Source: JeremyCDunn/YouTube

NEARLY A DOZEN shipping containers and a number of train cars were blown off an elevated bridge in New Orleans last night, but somehow nobody was hurt.

WGNO reporter Jabari Thomas captured the moment when strong winds knocked over the containers in the southern American city.

The railway bridge runs parallel to a busy street, with a number of restaurants lining the route.

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The train was travelling at around 4mph when it was knocked sideways by winds, sending it crashing down. No injuries were reported and the containers did not contain any hazardous material.

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