Foreign Affairs
Two died, 17 injured in nightclub collapse in South Korea

In South Korea, two persons died and 17 others were injured when an entertainment establishment’s balcony platform collapsed.

The tragedy occurred in the town of Gwangju where the injured included foreign swimming athletes from the United States, The Netherlands, Italy, Brazil and New Zealand.

The two persons who died at the Coyote Ugly establishment tragedy are South Koreans, aged 38 and 27.

There were some 370 persons in the building when the balcony collapse.