Skip to comments.N. Korea: 20 Rumored Killed in N.Korea Building Collapse (bad commie construction skill)
Posted on 07/24/2007 8:11:21 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
20 Rumored Killed in N.Korea Building Collapse
Rumor has it that a seven-story apartment building in Hyesan, Yanggang Province in North Korea collapsed last Thursday, killing about 20 and seriously injuring dozens of others. South Koreas National Intelligence Service said Monday it is checking the information. According to well-informed source, soldiers and residents arrived to the rescue of victims right after the collapse, collecting about 20 dead bodies and transporting dozens of other seriously injured people to hospitals. But fatalities are reportedly growing due to the lack of rescue equipment.
Some 42 families, including those of senior party members and business leaders, were housed in the collapsed building. As the accident occurred in the afternoon, most of the victims were apparently elderly people and children. Despite having being less than 10 years old, the building presumably collapsed due to shoddy construction.
Locals were worried that the 8-story building could collapse because its construction was patently shoddy. Now they are shocked that it is the 7-story building which went down. They thought that the latter was better built.
I am sure that the folks living in the former are pretty nervous now.
I’ll never forget my trip to Beijing, where a new multi-million dollar high-tech building on a top-5 campus was about to be opened... but the ceremony kept getting delayed because the bricks in the facing on the 12th floor kept falling to the sidewalk below.
Sadly, the Asian communist states all have a well-earned reputation for corruption and shoddy quality.
Who knew and when did they know it? Truthers Want to Know!
Damn those teamsters LOL!
Communists ruin all they touch.
Thanks for the ping.
With my tinfoil hat securely placed upon my head I must say that its more than just a little interesting that the people living there were “big shots”.
1. I would think that party bosses homes would be the best built in the whole country.
2. Maybe this wasn’t an accident.
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