2 people killed, 16 injured in Korean nightclub collapse

2 people killed, 16 injured in Korean nightclub collapse

eTurboNews Syndication:

A balcony at a South Korean nightclub collapsed as the country was hosting the planet swimming championships, killing two different people and injuring 16, including eight athletes.

The incident happened close to the athletes’ village, in the southern South Korean city of Gwangju. Hundreds were in the nightclub at that time reportedly. Both people killed were South Korean, in accordance with police, and 10 foreigners were on the list of injured, including eight swimmers who have been getting involved in the 2019 World Aquatics Championships.

The injured athletes include three Americans, two New Zealanders, one Dutch, one Italian and something Brazilian, in accordance with South Korean media.


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Author: George Taylor

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