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Roof collapse at the Apollo Theatre in London

Published 19/12/2013 | 23:02

Emergency services attending the scene at the Apollo Theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue, central London, as a rescue operation is under way after part of a balcony is thought to have collapsed during a performance, trapping people inside, according to eye-witnesses
Emergency services attending the scene at the Apollo Theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue, central London, as a rescue operation is under way after part of a balcony is thought to have collapsed during a performance, trapping people inside, according to eye-witnesses
A woman lies on a stretcher surrounded by rescue workers, awaiting evacuation following an incident during a performance at the Apollo Theatre, in London's Shaftesbury Avenue, Thursday evening, Dec. 19, 2013, with police saying there were "a number" of casualties
A girl wraps herself in a blanket provided by rescue services following an incident during a performance at the Apollo Theatre, in London's Shaftesbury Avenue
An injured woman is moved on a stretcher following an incident at the Apollo Theatre, in London's Shaftesbury Avenue. Around 700 people were in the venue at the time
A man wraps himself in an emergency foil blanket provided by rescue services following an incident at the Apollo Theatre, in London's Shaftesbury Avenue
A bandaged man comforts a woman following an incident at the Apollo Theatre, in London's Shaftesbury Avenue. Part of the roof collapsed with over 700 people in the venue at the time
A woman walks, bandaged and wearing a blanket given by emergency services, following an incident at the Apollo Theatre. Around 700 people were in the theatre at the time
People receive medical attention on a bus after part of the ceiling at the Apollo Theatre collapsed
A woman receives medical attention after part of the ceiling at the Apollo Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue collapsed in central London
People receive medical attention after part of the ceiling at the Apollo Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue collapsed in central London
The Apollo Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue is seen in central London December 19, 2013. Emergency services said 65 people had been injured in the packed London theatre on Thursday when part of the ceiling collapsed during a performance, showering the audience with masonry and debris. The incident occurred at about 8:30 p.m. at the Apollo Theatre, where many families were among the audience for "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time".
Emergency personnel and vehicles surround the Apollo Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue in central London December 19, 2013. Emergency services said 65 people had been injured in a packed London theatre on Thursday when part of the ceiling collapsed during a performance, showering the audience with masonry and debris
A woman stands bandaged and wearing a blanket given by emergency services following an incident at the Apollo Theatre, in London's Shaftesbury Avenue
Emergency services attending the scene at the Apollo Theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue

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