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Durham stand collapses partially

IANS  |  Durham (UK) 

A temporary stand collapsed during a Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket game between and the at the Emirates Riverside, leaving spectators injured.

The incident took place midway during England's innings on Saturday in the north-east corner of the ground, according to an espnricinfo report.

According to the Daily Telegraph, a section of the floor appeared to have caved in. Reports said a female spectator was injured after falling through the hole.

The Durham County Cricket Club said that three spectators were injured when a small section of the North-East Terrace flooring became unstable causing them to fall.

"Stewards took precautionary action and evacuated that area of the stand efficiently. The stand is a permanent fixture at the venue and had passed inspections in the week prior to the match."

won the match by 21 runs.

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First Published: Sun, September 17 2017. 15:36 IST
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