14 photos show destruction caused by dramatic building collapse on Kirkgate in Leeds city centre

Devastating photos show the extent of the destruction caused by a building collapse in Leeds city centre.

The incident, on Friday afternoon (April 12), left an enormous pile of debris on Kirkgate after the derelict building came crashing down.

Police rushed to the scene as a cordon was erected and people were urged to avoid the area, before search teams were spotted at the site.

Leeds City Council said that the owner of the building will be “liaising with our conservation team on how to proceed”.

Here are 14 photos that show the destruction caused by the incident -

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