At Least 9 People Killed in Building Collapse in Southern South Korea

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    At least nine people were killed, and eight injured, on June 9 when a building that was under demolition collapsed and buried a bus in Gwangju, South Korea, the Korea Times reported, citing officials.

    Dramatic CCTV and dashcam footage showing the collapse was shared on social media.

    This footage was published by the South Korean National Fire Agency, and shows response crews on the scene.

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    South Korea, an East Asian nation on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula, shares one of the world’s most heavily militarized borders with North Korea. It’s equally known for its green, hilly countryside dotted with cherry trees and centuries-old Buddhist temples, plus its coastal fishing villages, sub-tropical islands and high-tech cities such as Seoul, the capital.

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