Four dead and 16 injured after Majorca beachside restaurant collapse

Four people have died and 16 are injured after a beachside restaurant in Majorca collapsed.

The incident reportedly happened at about 8.30pm local time (7.30pm BST) on Thursday night at the two-storey Medusa Beach Club on Cartago Street, in the regional capital Palma de Majorca.

The UK foreign office does not believe any Britons were affected, with a spokesperson saying: “We are aware of an incident in Palma, and there are currently no reports of British nationals having been involved.

“We remain in contact with the Spanish authorities.”

In addition to the roof collapsing, a local police spokesperson told Spanish radio station RNE that a terrace had fallen down, possibly due to excess weight being placed on it, reported Sky News.

He added the exact cause was still being investigated.

Social social footage showed crowds gathered outside the restaurant as emergency services tried to locate people in the wreckage.

Majorca is the largest of Spain’s Balearic Islands and last year welcomed more than 17 million international tourists.

It is not yet known if those affected in the incident were residents or tourists.

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