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One dead in Wales church collapse

Emergency services were called in scene of the incident on Pearl Street in the Splott area of the city shortly before 3pm yesterday.

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According to South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, two people escaped with minor injuries while a third person found trapped in the rubble died.

Area manager, Gareth Davies said: "A gentleman was sadly found trapped within the collapsed structure and has tragically lost their life.

"As a Service, we wish to extend our sympathies to the individual's family at this very sad time."

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Trains on the nearby Cardiff to Newport railway line operated with a restricted timetable as a precaution in response to the incident.

It is understood the church building which collapsed was set to be demolished. Pictures show scaffolding had been errected on the site.

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