Collapsed roof of stadium
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People trapped as Dutch stadium roof collapses

Part of a stadium roof has collapsed in the eastern Dutch city of Enschede, trapping an unknown number of people in the rubble.

The collapse happened during building work at the FC Twente football stadium.

Dutch media say two girders came down. Firefighters and ambulances have rushed to the scene.

Siebe Brinkhof described the situation from outside the stadium.

  • 07 Jul 2011
  • From the section Europe