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Four dead and 14 injured as balcony collapses during party

Four people have been killed and 14 injured when a third-floor balcony collapsed during a party in the western city of Angers, France.

The Angers prefecture says the accident happened Saturday night at an apartment in a recently constructed building. They say one of the injured is in serious condition.

Michel Pichon, the director on duty at the Angers teaching hospital, told the Franceinfo radio-television station that the injured were all about aged about 20.

An investigation has been opened to establish the cause of the accident.



From Belfast Telegraph