Details of Disaster Information

Korea, Republic Of : Large wave : 2008/05/04
GLIDE: SS-2008-000060-KOR  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2008/05/04
Korea, Republic Of
Name Large wave
Outline At least seven people were killed and 14 others injured Sunday after being swept away by a sudden large wave that crashed onto a bulwark, South Korea's Coast Guard said.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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