Ventilation Grille Near Concert Venue Collapses in Seongnam, Killing 16 People

Write : 2014-10-17 20:46:19 Update : 2014-10-17 22:34:09

Ventilation Grille Near Concert Venue Collapses in Seongnam, Killing 16 People

A ventilation grille near an outdoor concert venue collapsed Friday in Seongnam city, Gyeonggi Province, killing at least 16 concert watchers and injuring 11 others.

Fire officials who arrived at the scene shortly after the accident have found 25 
people as of 8:00 p.m.

They said the number of casualties could rise as there are many critically injured people. 

Those who stepped onto the grille of the ventilation facility for an underground parking lot fell about 10 meters below when it collapsed around 5:50 p.m. Friday.

At the time of the accident, about one-thousand people may have been watching the concert by K-pop girl group 4Minute at an outdoor theater U-Space in Bundang, Seongnam city. 



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