A total of nine people have been injured, five of them seriously and one in danger of death, after the incident occurred. collapse of a balcony in the city of Horn-Bad Meinberg, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
The group of people, aged between 21 and 24, were on the second-floor balcony of a block of flats when the wooden floor broke, as a result of which the young people fell, crashing to the ground.
Firefighters have traveled to the scene and rescued four people who had been trapped under the rubble, and have been taken to the hospital.
The firefighters have deployed a group of around 70 people, and at the moment the causes that have originated the incident are unknown.