Paris bridge rail collapses under weight of love

The Pont des Arts was evacuated after part of its iron railings were torn of by the weight of 'love locks' attached along the length of the bridge.

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The path of true love for tourists in Paris has often involved a stroll across the Pont des Arts and the attachment of a "love lock" to its railings. The key is then thrown into the river Seine. But the celebrated bridge had to be evacuated at the weekend after part of the railing collapsed under the weight of love locks attached to it, reports The Guardian.