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Quebec City Rock Slide Forces Evacuation Of Downtown Buildings

07/15/2015 07:59 EDT | Updated 07/15/2016 05:59 EDT
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As seen from the 17th floor of Château Frontenac.
Inspectors are studying part of a cliff in Old Quebec City to make sure it's safe after a rock slide occurred Tuesday night.

A stone fell onto the back deck and staircase of a building on St. Paul Street near the Old Port on Tuesday night.

City officials evacuated about ten buildings in the area.

Although 16 people had to find somewhere else to stay for the night, no one was injured.

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