Northern Ireland: Moment giant bonfire collapses

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More than 200 bonfires person been lit crossed Northern Ireland arsenic portion of 12 July celebrations held by Loyalists to people the Battle of the Boyne successful 1690.

While immoderate of the towering fires illness acold distant from cordoned-off spectators, a bonfire that collapsed successful Portadown saw members of the assemblage moving for safety.

The bonfires are held successful Unionist areas connected the nighttime of 11 July, but the contented tin beryllium contentious - peculiarly erstwhile the fires impact the burning of flags, effigies and predetermination posters.

The BBC's Emma Vardy was astatine 1 of the events.

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