22 people have been injured after plummeting to the basement of a nightclub in Tenerife when its dancefloor collapsed in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Emergency services were quickly alerted about the incident and the wounded club-goers where rushed to a nearby hospital, with some suffering broken bones and leg fractures.
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According to reports, the horrific incident happened at the Butterfly Disco Pub located in Play de Las Americas – a resort that is known to be popular among young Irish holiday-makers.
After arriving on the scene shortly after 2.30am, firefighters remained that the nightclub until 6am this morning searching for anyone who may have been trapped beneath the rubble.
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According to The Irish Sun, a spokesman for a local emergency services coordination centre said: “We received an alert that the floor of a disco had given way in an area of approximately four square metres."
“After collapsing, the people who were inside plunged about a floor’s height into the basement.”
It is not yet known whether any Irish national were injured during the collapse.
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