October 24, 2018 / 11:22 AM / a year ago

Scaffolding collapses near Antwerp station, killing one person

Rescue personnel is seen at the scene of a scaffolding collapse in Antwerp, Belgium October 24, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Vidal/File Photo

ANTWERP, Belgium (Reuters) - Scaffolding collapsed outside the central station in the busy Belgian city of Antwerp on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring at least one more, the police tweeted.

A Reuters photographer saw fire engines at the scene where a pile of tangled metal lay in a street next to the station, as emergency response teams searched to see if anyone was trapped under the collapsed structure.

Reporting by Daphne Psaledakis; editing by Philip Blenkinsop and Robin Pomeroy

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