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Last Updated: Tuesday, 12 June 2007, 18:03 GMT 19:03 UK
In pictures: Building collapse

Building collapse in Victoria

Part of a building collapsed in Victoria, central London, sparking a major emergency services operation.

Chris Bush took this picture of the damage caused, showing parts of the building overhanging the streets below

BBC News Website reader Chris Bush took this picture of the damage caused, showing parts of the building overhanging the street below.

Another Image of the building collapse

The building, near New Scotland Yard, was undergoing renovation work.

Scene from the building collapse

Around 50 firefighters were called to deal with the incident which happened shortly after 1600 BST.

Onlookers inspect the damage caused by the collapse which happened near the Houses of Parliament

Onlookers inspect the damage caused by the collapse which happened near the Houses of Parliament.

Masonry caused damaged to vehicles, such as motorcycles and vans, parked below.

Masonry caused damaged to vehicles, such as motorcycles and vans, parked below.

Helicopter landing at Westminster school

Emergency services have so far reported taking one casualty to hospital.

This shot by Colleen LaFontaine underlines how much debris fell to the street following the collapse.

This shot by Colleen LaFontaine underlines how much debris fell to the street following the collapse.

A bike is surrounded by debris which fell to the ground after the collapse.

A bike is surrounded by debris after the incident in which onlookers reported hearing a loud bang.

The building was a business centre, where office space was hired by a wide variety of different ventures.

The building was a business centre, where office space is hired by a wide variety of different ventures.






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