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Explosive end for flats

Three tower blocks have been demolished in Edinburgh, with a controlled explosion, to make way for new housing. Schoolboy Robert Millar, 11, pushed the button which brought down Garvald, Soutra and Fala Courts in the Gracemount area of south Edinburgh.

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