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Coal tunnel collapse

Families in a Lancashire town have been evacuated from their homes after part of a coal mine collapsed under their homes.

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Homes evacuated after coal mine tunnel collapses

Families in a Lancashire town have been evacuated from their homes after part of a coal mine collapsed under their homes.

The tunnel collapsed near Manchester Road in Baxenden Credit: Dan Hewitt, ITV Granada

A section of the 150-year-old Inch Mine collapsed off Manchester Road in Baxenden. Backyards of several houses collapsed and a number of properties have been evacuated.

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