At least 22 injured in Tenerife dancefloor collapse

The Department of Foreign Affairs is not aware of any Irish people caught up in the accident

At least 22 injured in Tenerife dancefloor collapse

Butterfly Nightclub, Tenerife

The Department of Foreign Affairs has said it is not aware of any Irish people caught up in a nightclub accident in Tenerife.

At least 22 people were injured when a dancefloor collapsed at a nightclub in popular tourist spot Playa de las Americas.

Emergency services were called to Butterfly Disco Pub at around 2:30am this morning.

Local media has reported that all 22 people were taken to hospital. Some of those injured reportedly suffered “severe” bone fractures.

Pictures show a huge hole in the floor - which has dropped to the level below.