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Building wall collapses in north Belfast

Police and fire crews at the scene of the building collapse on the Antrim Road at the junction with the Limestone Road. Picture by Hugh Russell. 

A building wall has collapsed in north Belfast.

Police said the Antrim Road is closed in both directions between the Cavehill Road and Limestone Road as a result. 

The incident occurred on Thursday in the Limestone Road area.

The PSNI, Northern Ireland Ambulance Serviceand  and Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service are all in attendance.

Police and fire crews at the scene of the building collapse on the Antrim Road at the junction with the Limestone Road. Picture by Hugh Russell. 

A spokesperson for the PSNI said: “Motorists are advised that the Antrim Road is closed in both directions between the Cavehill Road and Limestone Road due to a collapse of a building wall. Please seek alternative routes for your journey.”

The air ambulance at Belfast Waterworks Park as police and fire crews work at the scene of the building collapse on the Antrim Road at the junction with the Limestone Road. Picture by Hugh Russell 

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