Rare apology as North Korea apartment block collapses

An apartment building under construction in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang has collapsed, causing an unknown number of casualties, according to South Korean news agency Yonhap.

The incident was marked by a rare apology from senior officials, as "the construction of an apartment house was not done properly, and officials supervised and controlled it in an irresponsible manner".

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Kim Jong-un 'feeling painful' after North Korea accident

North Korea issued a rare apology after an apartment building under construction in Pyongyang collapsed, causing an unspecified number of deaths. State media said Kim Jong-un "sat up all night, feeling painful" after being told about the accident.