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Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Man dies after old church collapses in Cardiff

A man has died after an old church collapsed in Cardiff, South Wales Fire and Rescue have said.

A search was launched on Tuesday afternoon after the building, close to a railway line, came down.

Gareth Davies, from South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, said: "A gentleman was sadly found trapped within the collapsed structure and has tragically lost their life.

"As a Service, we wish to extend our sympathies to the individual's family at this very sad time."

Eric Bellew, also from the fire service, said earlier it was a "multi-agency rescue incident".

Other organisations involved included Network Rail and British Transport Police.

The building - known as the Citadel, on the corner of Splott Road and Pearl Street - was due to be demolished.

The building collapsed next to a railway line. Pic: @SPIRITismywolf

Skynews

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