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Thursday
Dec192013

Ceiling Collapses at London's Apollo Theatre

Gareth Marc(LONDON) -- Part of the ceiling at London's Apollo Theatre collapsed during a performance Thursday.

Five people were seriously injured, the Metropolitan Police said in a tweet. "They have been taken to central London hospitals," the tweet said. "Not aware of any fatalities at this early stage."

Patrons were watching The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime when parts of the ceiling came raining down.

It is believed that approximately 700 people were inside at the time of the incident, the London Fire Brigade tweeted. The theater says all of the trapped have been accounted for.

 

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