Building Collapses

Jun 10, 2021

At approximately 1620 local time (0720 UTC) on 9 June 2021, a five-story building being demolished in the city of Gwangju, located approximately 270 km (170 mi) south of the capital Seoul, collapsed onto an occupied bus that was parked nearby. At least nine people aboard the vehicle were killed and eight more suffered serious injuries. Search and rescue operations are ongoing. The cause of the collapse remains unknown.

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