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Wales emergency: Serious incident declared – multiple casualties sees street locked down

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According to witnesses, several police cars are parked in the village, with the air ambulance landing nearby. One said there was possibly 20 to 30 emergency vehicles at the scene.  A smaller cordon has been set up within the larger cordon on Baglan Street.

Another witness told Wales Online: “I can count six ambulances, eight police cars and four first responders.”

Rhondda MP Chris Bryant said: “I have been informed that the incident in Ynyswen is a major incident.

“The emergency services will be in attendance for a very long period of time.

“Please do avoid the area. I sincerely hope nobody is extremely hurt.”

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