A roof collapse in a resort in South Korea
According to a report by the Korean media on February 18, the celebration in Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea The roof of the stadium at Mauna Ocean Resort suddenly collapsed, killing nine college students and one celebration company employee, and injuring more than 100 people. At the time of the incident, more than 500 students from Busan University of Foreign Languages held a welcome ceremony for the new students at the resort gym.
After the incident, the Qingbei firefighting authorities quickly dispatched firefighters to carry out rescue work. However, due to the serious snow on the scene of the accident and the location of the incident in the high-altitude mountainous areas, the rescue work encountered many difficulties. According to police speculation, due to excessive snowstorms on the roof, the roof could not bear the weight of the snow and collapsed. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
The Korea Central Disaster Safety Countermeasures Headquarters said on the 18th that the relevant departments are investigating the causes of the collapse of the stadium roof and the defects of the stadium facilities. Major government departments such as the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Health and Welfare, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport have cooperated to do a good job in the investigation of accidents and accidents.
Responsible Editor: Liu Yang