21 injured at Cape Town's Athletic Club & Social after balcony collapse

 

CAPE TOWN - Twenty-one of people were injured at the  Athletic Club & Social in Cape Town's central business district after a balcony collapsed during a popular “First Thursday” event, which is held at the beginning of every month.

While there were no major injuries reported, several people had to be transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The scene has been cordoned off as the remains of the balcony are cleared.

Building inspectors will now investigate the incident.

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