Video: Building collapses on bus during demolition in South Korea, killing 9

Video: Building collapses on bus during demolition in South Korea, killing 9

The 5-story building fell on an adjacent road where a bus was stopped.

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A five-story building in Gwangju, South Korea, collapsed onto a bus during demolition on June 9, killing nine, CNN reports. Eight more individuals were declared injured by the country’s Ministry of the Interior and Safety.

The bus was stationary on an adjacent road to the building when it suddenly fell.

None of the 16 demolition workers on-site suffered any injuries, according to reports.

Following the collapse, approximately 190 firefighters were deployed to the site to commence a search and rescue operation.

Although the cause of the collapse has not been made public, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport is investigating the incident.  

Dashcam video shows the moment the building fell onto the street, courtesy of Arirang News: