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Highly dangerous

Letters

I hope that time will prove me wrong but I fear that there is a disaster just waiting to happen due to the building of very tall structures in known earthquake areas.

I fear that one day we will hear that one of these structures has simply fallen over due to a major earthquake and if it is in an area where more than one such building exists there could be a multiple disaster due to the domino effect.

Ron Holbrow, Pooh Corner, Nethercot Farm Drive, Bourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham, Glos. , GL54 2PQ

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