Building collapses during demolition works

By Leila Steed11 June 2021

A five-storey building in Gwangju City, which is located south of Seoul of in South Korea, has collapsed during demolition works.

The ‘Hakdong’ building, situated in the Dong-gu area, suffered a complete structural failure at around 16:26 on 9 September and collapsed onto a stationary city bus below.

Currently nine people are believed to have died in the incident, with a further eight reported as injured...Sign in to continue reading.

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