Video – Erm, you’ve missed a bit…

Hydraulic demolition leaves large portion of French tower block defiantly upright.

It is perhaps the most distinctive demolition method out there; and it is a system that French demolition specialist Ferrari has used to enormous success in the past.

But, judging by this raw amateur video, it appears that the system of hydraulically jacking adjoining floors to trigger a collapse failed to have the expected impact on the lower portion of this tower block.