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Fire engulfs South Korea high-rise, forcing hundreds to evacuate

October 09, 2020 10:34 AM

SEOUL (NYTIMES) - A fire broke out at a high-rise apartment building in southeastern South Korea late on Thursday (Oct 8), quickly engulfing multiple floors and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of people, according to news agency reports and social media posts.

'No more survivors' in Cambodia building collapse as toll hits 24

June 24, 2019 1:09 PM

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AFP) - The retrieval of bodies from a building collapse in Cambodia continued on Monday (June 24), as the death toll rose to 24 with no further survivors expected to be found under the debris of the seven-storey Chinese-owned construction site.

Death toll rises amid search at Cambodia building collapse site

June 24, 2019 5:00 AM

PHNOM PENH • Rescue workers yesterday picked through the rubble of a collapsed Chinese-owned building in a Cambodian beach town in a desperate search for survivors after the construction site accident killed at least 18 people.

Death toll in Cambodia building collapse jumps to 17

June 23, 2019 11:07 AM

PHNOM PENH (AFP) - The death toll in the collapse of a Chinese-owned building under construction at a Cambodian resort rose to 17 overnight, officials said on Sunday (June 23), as rescue workers scrambled to find survivors buried under rubble.

2nd scare in six months: Cracks found in another Aussie building

June 17, 2019 5:00 AM

SYDNEY • Australia's building and construction codes came under scrutiny yesterday after hundreds of residents were evacuated from a high-rise Sydney apartment block where cracks were discovered - the second such scare in six months.

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