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In pictures: Katowice roof collapse

The wreckage of the trade hall in Katowice

Many died when the roof of a trade hall collapsed in Poland's southern city of Katowice late on Saturday.

Rescuers try to pull out a trapped man

Dozens remained trapped in the building, which was staging a pigeon exhibition.

Rescuers rush an injured man to hospital

About 100 were injured, some seriously, in the accident which officials believe may have been caused by the heavy snowfall.

Police officers evacuate a schoolboy from the site of the accident

At least 500 people were inside the building when the roof fell in, including children.

Survivors in Katowice

Shocked survivors were taken to hospital.

Collapsed hall

Rescue teams worked through the night amid freezing temperatures - but hopes of finding more survivors are fading.




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