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Video: Demolition of Red Road apartments, Glasgow

A controlled explosion brings down apartment building

An apartment block in Glasgow's notorious Red Road housing estate was destroyed in a controlled demolition on Sunday.

The estate once laid claim to having the tallest buildings Europe, but is being demolished to make way for new development.

Crowds gathered to watch and film the demolition, which brought the building down using explosives.

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