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South Korea: world championship swimmers injured in fatal balcony collapse

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Nightclub balcony falls, killing two South Koreans and injuring athletes from the US, New Zealand, Netherlands, Italy and BrazilTwo South Koreans have died and several others, including athletes attending world aquatic championships, have been injured after a structure collapsed in a nightclub in the city of Gwangju early on Saturday, a fire department official has said.The two died when a two-level structure in the club, which is next to the athletes’ village, collapsed at about 2am local time, hitting and pinning revellers, the official said. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/27/south-korea-balcony-collapse-deaths-world-championship-swimmers-injured-

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Publish date : 2019-07-27 02:24:31

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