Nine People Dead, 8 Injured as Building Collapses in South Korea|News Ghana

Photo taken on June 9, 2021 shows the site of a building collapse accident in the southwestern city of Gwangju, South Korea. At least nine people have been confirmed dead and eight others injured in a building collapse accident in southwest South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday. (NEWSIS/Handout via Xinhua)
Photo handled June 9, 2021 reveals the website of a structure collapse mishap in the southwestern city of Gwangju,South Korea At least 9 individuals have actually been verified dead and 8 others hurt in a structure collapse mishap in southwest South Korea, Yonhap news firm reported onWednesday (NEWSIS/Handout through Xinhua).

At least 9 individuals passed away and another 8 got hurt when a structure collapsed throughout demolition in the southwest of South Korea on Wednesday, the Chosun Biz paper reported, mentioning regional authorities.

According to the report, the fire department of the Gwangju city on 4:22 p.m. regional time (07:22 GMT) got info that a 5-storey structure collapsed on a bus that had actually dropped in the area of the demolition website.

Approximately 140 individuals are associated with the search and rescue operation as firefighters continue trying to find building and construction employees and pedestrians who might be buried under the debris.

The South Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport established an emergency situation head office, headed by Noh Hyeong Ouk, to handle the consequences of the occurrence and avoid such circumstances in the future. The reason for an abrupt collapse has actually not yet been identified.

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Nine People Dead, 8 Injured as Building Collapses in South Korea|News Ghana