Rains flood a parking lot in South Korea, seven dead

South Korean officials this Wednesday death seven out of nine people trapped in underground garage In the city of Pohang due to heavy rains caused by typhoon ‘Hinnamnor’ in the southeast of the country. Nine people were stranded in the underground parking lot of an apartment complex in Pohang, 270 kilometers southeast of Seoul, after driving to the area to retrieve their cars. Torrential rains caused by typhoonAs reported by the Yonhap agency.

Rescuers searched the flooded parking lot and pulled nine people out of the water. only two lived. Two survivors – a 39-year-old man and a 52-year-old woman – were rescued between 20:15 Tuesday (local time) and 02:15 this Wednesday. According to what the aforementioned institution has learned, the survivors are relatively healthy. The other seven were rescued initially in cardiac arrest, although they have since been declared dead.

This Wednesday morning, rescuers are conducting an operation to clear the parking lot in search of any remaining victims, but it is unlikely that any more survivors will be found.

Pohang bears the brunt of the super typhoon that ravaged the south of the country, flooding roads and buildings and triggering landslides. Total in the last report 10 dead and two missingAccording to the Central Headquarters for Disaster and Security Measures. Likewise, 3 injured were recorded.

Source: Informacion


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