Gyeongju, Feb 17 IBNS | 5 months ago

At least 10 people were killed and several others were injured as a gymnasium collapsed in South Korea's Gyeongju town on Monday, media reports said.


The mishap occurred when more than 500 students were participating in a welcoming ceremony in the building.

"565 first-year students from Busan University of Foreign Studies were having a welcoming party for freshmen in the building in Gyeongju, 370 kilometers south of Seoul, when it collapsed at around 9:11 p.m," South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported quoting police.

(Posted on 18-02-2014)