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Buildings collapse in Philadelphia people trapped and injured

Two buildings have collapsed in the US city of Philadelphia.

Latest reports suggest as many as five people have been taken to hospital with serious injuries and two are missing, believed trapped in the rubble.

Emergency services have closed off areas of central Philadelphia and search and rescue teams are frantically searching the debris for survivors.

A Salvation Army charity shop, open at the time, appears to have been totally destroyed.

The cause of the collapse is unknown, but demolition crews were at work close to the incident.