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Balcony collapse traps victims in London theatre

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Balcony collapse traps victims in London theatre

A major rescue operation had to be mounted in London on Thursday night after part of the ceiling and a balcony collapsed at London’s Apollo Theatre in the West End.

A number of casualties are reported and there are unconfirmed reports of people being trapped under the rubble.

It happened at the packed theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue during a performance of the Curious Incident Of The Dog in the Night-time.

At least eight fire engines are at the scene.

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