10 dead and more than 100 injured in building collapse

Ten people attending a welcoming party for new university students were killed when a building at a South Korean mountain resort collapsed late last night, emergency officials said, trapping dozens in snow and rubble for several hours.

Many have died or been injured Credit: APTN

About 560 students had gathered in the auditorium of the golf resort in the mountains in the city of Gyeongju, around 375 km (235 miles) southeast of Seoul. Heavy snow had built up on the roof of the prefabricated building, causing it to collapse, fire department officials said.