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(4th LD) 10 killed, several trapped in building collapse in Gyeongju

2014/02/18 03:36

GYEONGJU/BUSAN, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- At least 10 people were killed and 17 others remained trapped in debris after a gymnasium in a southern resort town collapsed late Monday, according to local police officials.

Police said more than 565 first-year students from Busan University of Foreign Studies were having a welcoming party for freshmen in the building in Gyeongju, a resort town 370 kilometers south of Seoul, when it collapsed at around 9:11 p.m.