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Circus fall: 'They were all hanging from their hair'

Eleven people were injured, one critically, after a group of female acrobats fell from an aerial platform at a circus in the US state of Rhode Island.

The eight acrobats plummeted about 10m (32ft) after the scaffolding structure holding them collapsed.

One man who attended the show said: "All the girls were hanging by their hair and then it just falls to the ground."