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Reports: More than 80 injured in London after Apollo Theatre ceiling collapses during show

A number of people have been injured after a part of London's Apollo Theatre collapsed, police say.
London (WSYR-TV/CNN) - A number of people have been injured after a part of London's Apollo Theatre collapsed, police say.

CNN is reporting that officials estimate 81 were injured and that people were seriously hurt after the ceiling of the central London's historic theatre collapsed on Thursday at about 8:15 p.m. local time during a performance.

The London Fire Brigade's Kingsland Station Manager Nick Harding said about 720 people were inside the theater, according to CNN.

Those in attendance were watching a performance of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime."

Ticket prices at the theatre have been including a 1 pound "theatre restoration levy," according the theater website.

For more information, read this CNN report.

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