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Dozens Injured After Partial Ceiling Collapse At London Theatre

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LONDON -

A partial ceiling collapse leads to panic and chaos inside a packed London Theater. Dozens of people are injured.

Theater goers are describing the frightening scene. There was a lot of fear and confusion inside the Apollo theater.Officials say at least 81-people are hurt seven seriously injured and 45-minutes into the performance of: "The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time" part of the ceiling gave way.

"A lot of dust, chandelier...that sort of stuff landed on about five or six rows," an eyewitness said.

Dust covered theatergoers were seen being escorted with bandages on their heads. The London Fire Department says all those that were trapped have been rescued

The London Fire Department says over 700 people were in the theater at the time. London police would not speculate on why it happened.

London's Apollo Theater was built in 1901 and seats 775. It's unclear how long it will be until the investigation into how this happened is complete.

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