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Bridge Divers In Mostar Draw Smaller Crowds Amid Coronavirus Spike

An annual extreme-diving competition took place in Bosnia-Herzegovina’s city of Mostar on July 26. The number of competitors and spectators was lower than usual due to a spike in coronavirus infection numbers. The divers jump from the city’s iconic, 24-meter-high bridge. The medieval monument was destroyed in the Bosnian War and rebuilt in 2004.

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