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Workmen look on as shop collapses

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Two workmen watched as a shop in Greater Manchester collapsed unexpectedly, causing a gas pipe to snap and forcing a number of nearby residents to temporarily leave their homes.

The building, on Halliwell Road in Bolton, fell down on Tuesday evening. Police are investigating the cause of the collapse.

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