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The ceiling of a packed theatre collapsed on the audience during a show in London on Thursday evening.

At least  76 people, including children were injured.Most people were seen  covered in blood and rubble.

A sell-out crowd of about 720 people was in The Apollo Theatre watching The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time when ornate masonry and rigging fell five storeys on to their heads.
Appolo Theatre Collapses

Paramedics initially said 88 people were injured but later revised the number downwards to 76. Seven were seriously hurt, another 51 “walking wounded” were taken to hospital with minor injuries and the rest were treated at the scene.

“A section of the theatre’s ceiling collapsed onto the audience who were watching the show. The ceiling took parts of the balconies down with it,” senior firefighter Nick Harding told reporters.