The upper deck area inside the Coyote Ugly nightclub in Gwangju collapsed at around 2am local time. Photo: AFP
The upper deck area inside the Coyote Ugly nightclub in Gwangju collapsed at around 2am local time. Photo: AFP
South Korea

2 dead, several athletes injured in South Korean nightclub collapse near World Aquatics Championships

  • Among the injured were athletes from the US, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Italy and Brazil. Those killed were both South Korean
  • They were hit by an upper deck area that may have been constructed illegally, with police confirming an investigation has been opened into the structure

The upper deck area inside the Coyote Ugly nightclub in Gwangju collapsed at around 2am local time. Photo: AFP
The upper deck area inside the Coyote Ugly nightclub in Gwangju collapsed at around 2am local time. Photo: AFP
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