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Helicopter crashes into Glasgow pub

  • 11-29-2013

A helicopter has crashed into a pub on the banks of the River Clyde in Glasgow.

The crash happened at the Clutha Vaults in Stockwell Street.

Jim Murphy, shadow development secretary, said there had been multiple injuries.

The told the BBC the fire brigade told him a helicopter crash had taken place.

He reported a "pile of people" clambering out of a pub.

He said there were about 40 fire brigade staff at the scene and said passers-by had helped at the scene.

Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said it was "absolutely awful news".

"My thoughts are with everyone involved and the emergency services," she tweeted.

Ed Miliband said it was "shocking news from Glasgow. All my thoughts are with those who have been injured."

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