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08 May 2019 | 07:07 PM UTC

UK: Building collapse leaves three injured in Birmingham May 8

United Kingdom News Alert

Building collapse leaves at least three people injured in Birmingham May 8; avoid the area over coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/8/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/9/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION Birmingham

Event

A wall within a building has reportedly collapsed in Birmingham on Wednesday, May 8, leaving at least three people injured. Emergency responders are at the scene carrying out rescue operations as of Wednesday evening (local time) and a police cordon has been implemented on Vittoria Street. Authorities have advised people to avoid the area over the coming hours.

Localized traffic disruptions are to be expected around the site as rescue operations continue.  

Advice

Individuals in Birmingham are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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