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No injury as metal falls from Aberdeen City Council roof

Police at scene
Image caption An investigation into the incident has been launched

Pedestrians escaped injury when a piece of metal fell from Aberdeen City Council's town house.

The metal landed on Broad Street, and a witness said it narrowly missed a female passer-by.

Aberdeen City Council said a section of Broad Street and Castle Street had been closed to pedestrians.

An investigation is under way.

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