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B. 2018-04-23 Kim Jong-un's 'bitter sorrow' as bus crash kills Chinese tourists North Hwanghae, North Korea
C. 2018-02-12 High winds wreak havoc as Canada breezes to double gold Pyeongchang, South Korea
2018-01-25 Hospital fire kills at least 39 people in South Korea Sejong Hospital, Miryang, South Korea
4. 2017-12-21 South Korea fire at public gym and sauna kills 29 Jecheon, South Korea
F. 2017-06-08 K-pop superstar T.O.P. in intensive care after overdose Seoul, South Korea
G. 2017-05-01 Samsung crane collapse kills six workers Geoje, Busan, South Korea
H. 2017-03-22 Sewol disaster ferry raised after three years Jindo, South Korea
I. 2016-06-12 Lifting of sunken Sewol ferry under way two years later Jindo, South Korea

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Hospital fire kills at least 39 people in S...
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2018 2018
Sea Disaster
Ferry Accident
2018 2018
Ferry Accident
Politics
2018 2018
Politics
2017
Sewol disaster ferry raised after three years
Sewol disaster ferry raised after three years
Sewol disaster ferry raised after three years
Politics
2017 2017
Politics
2015
North Korea official Kim Yang-gon killed in...
Sixth Mers death in S. Korea amid sharp ris...
South Korea has first two Mers deaths
South Korea remembers ferry dead
South Korea remembers ferry dead
President makes ferry pledge as South Korea m...
South Korea remembers ferry dead
President makes ferry pledge as South Korea m...
North Korea official Kim Yang-gon killed in...
South Korea remembers ferry dead
President makes ferry pledge as South Korea m...
2014
Ferry captain sentenced to 36 years in jail
At least 16 dead in vent grate collapse at ...
South Korea hospice fire kills 21
S Korea to break up coast guard
North Korea reports 'serious' Pyongyang con...
South Korea ferry captain charged with mansla...
South Korean ferry death toll rises to 242
South Korean PM resigns over ferry
Divers find cabins crammed with bodies inside...
Crew say they couldn't reach lifeboats as fer...
South Korea ferry toll passes 100
S Korea leader condemns ferry crew
Ferry transcript reveals crew panic
Mate steering doomed ferry navigating waters ...
Ferry disaster captain arrested
Weather hampers S Korea ferry search
S Korea ferry: Desperate search for survivo...
Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors ...
South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as sh...
Ferry captain sentenced to 36 years in jail
S Korea to break up coast guard
South Korea ferry captain charged with mansla...
South Korean ferry death toll rises to 242
South Korean PM resigns over ferry
Divers find cabins crammed with bodies inside...
South Korea ferry toll passes 100
S Korea leader condemns ferry crew
Ferry transcript reveals crew panic
Mate steering doomed ferry navigating waters ...
Anger erupts over Korea ferry rescue
Ferry disaster captain arrested
Weather hampers S Korea ferry search
S Korea ferry: Desperate search for survivo...
Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors ...
South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as sh...
Ferry captain sentenced to 36 years in jail
South Korea ferry captain charged with mansla...
South Korean ferry death toll rises to 242
South Korean PM resigns over ferry
Divers find cabins crammed with bodies inside...
South Korea ferry toll passes 100
S Korea leader condemns ferry crew
Mate steering doomed ferry navigating waters ...
Ferry disaster captain arrested
Weather hampers S Korea ferry search
S Korea ferry: Desperate search for survivo...
Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors ...
South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as sh...
S Korea president in ferry apology
South Korean PM resigns over ferry
S Korea leader condemns ferry crew
Anger erupts over Korea ferry rescue
2012
S. Korean Couple rescued from Italian ship
S. Korean Couple rescued from Italian ship
Ferry Accident
2012 2012
Ferry Accident
Politics
2012 2012
Politics
2011
Landslide leaves 32 dead, dozens injured
Sea Disaster
2011 2011
Sea Disaster
Ferry Accident
2011 2011
Ferry Accident
Politics
2011 2011
Politics
2010
S. Korean ship sinks, 4 dead, 17 missing
Ship's section believed found
South Korean navy ship sinking near North
S. Korean ship sinks, 4 dead, 17 missing
Ship's section believed found
South Korean navy ship sinking near North
Ferry Accident
2010 2010
Ferry Accident
Politics
2010 2010
Politics
2009
N Korea food shortage 'desperate'
Space launch 'fails'
Sea Disaster
2009 2009
Sea Disaster
Ferry Accident
2009 2009
Ferry Accident
Politics
2009 2009
Politics
2007
Tons of oil spill into Yellow Sea
'Hundreds dead' in floods
Sea Disaster
2007 2007
Sea Disaster
Ferry Accident
2007 2007
Ferry Accident
Politics
2007 2007
Politics
2004
Big blast reported
Many casualties in train crash
Sea Disaster
2004 2004
Sea Disaster
Ferry Accident
2004 2004
Ferry Accident
Politics
2004 2004
Politics
2003
Typhoon toll 'may top 100'
Hyundai tour boss 'jumps to death'
Sea Disaster
2003 2003
Sea Disaster
Ferry Accident
2003 2003
Ferry Accident
Politics
2003 2003
Politics
2002
Clean up after deadly typhoon
Chinese jet crashes
Sea Disaster
2002 2002
Sea Disaster
Ferry Accident
2002 2002
Ferry Accident
Politics
2002 2002
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  Kim Jong-un's 'bitter sorrow' as bus crash kills Chinese tourists Map of North Hwanghae North Korea  North Korea: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has expressed 'bitter sorrow' over a bus accident that left 32 Chinese tourists and four North Koreans dead High winds wreak havoc as Canada breezes to double gold. South Korea Hospital fire kills at least 39 people in South Korea Map of Sejong Hospital Miryang South Korea  At least 39 people have been killed and more than 70 injured. The blaze is thought to have started in the emergency room at Sejong Hospital South Korea fire at public gym and sauna kills 29 Sewol disaster ferry raised after three years. South Korea   North Korea official Kim Yang-gon killed in car crash  Kim Yang-gon, 73, a top aide to the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has died in a car crash, state news agency KCNA has said   Sixth Mers death in S. Korea amid sharp rises in cases Map of Daejeon South Korea  South Korea: A sixth person has died after contracting Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) in South Korea, amid a sharp rise in infections South Korea has first two Mers deaths   South Korea remembers ferry dead   South Korea is marking the first anniversary of the Sewol ferry disaster, which left more than 300 people dead   Ferry captain sentenced to 36 years in jail Map of Gwangju South Korea  South Korea: Lee Joon-seok, the captain of the ferry which sank in April has been found guilty of gross negligence and sentenced to 36 years in prison At least 16 dead in vent grate collapse at concert in S. Korea Map of Seongnam South Korea  South Korea: A grate over a ventilation shaft collapsed at an outdoor concert in Seongnam. Unknown number of people who fell some 20 meters South Korea hospice fire kills 21 S Korea to break up coast guard. South Korea North Korea reports 'serious' Pyongyang construction accident   Accident last week at a construction site in the capital claimed casualties and triggered a major rescue operation but no death toll was men... South Korea ferry captain charged with manslaughter South Korean ferry death toll rises to 242 South Korean PM resigns over ferry   Divers find cabins crammed with bodies inside sunken ferry   South Korea: 48 girls obeyed the orders of crew and put on their life vests. They all crammed into a single room meant for 30. None of them survived   Crew say they couldn't reach lifeboats as ferry tipped over   South Korea: Crew members made attempts to get to the lifeboats, the crew member said. 'But we slipped so we could not do that' South Korea ferry toll passes 100 S Korea leader condemns ferry crew. South Korea Ferry transcript reveals crew panic. South Korea Anger erupts over Korea ferry rescue. South Korea Mate steering doomed ferry navigating waters for first time  South Korea: The third mate steering a ferry that sank, killing 32 and leaving 270 missing, was navigating those waters for the first time, a prosecutor ... 'Two months' for Korea ferry salvage. South Korea ‘Sorry’ ferry captain tells of delay. South Korea Ferry disaster captain arrested   South Korea: Prosecutors in South Korea have asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for Lee Joon-seok, 69, the captain of the ferry that sank Fake survivor posts add to nation's anguish. South Korea Korea ship: Third officer 'had helm'. South Korea Weather hampers S Korea ferry search   South Korea: Bad weather, murky water and strong currents are hampering the search for survivors of the South Korean ferry disaster S Korea ferry: Desperate search for survivors continues   South Korea: Emergency services are continuing to search for nearly 300 people missing after a ferry carrying more than 470 people sank Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors of shipwreck   South Korea: Military dive teams worked the dark, cold waters of the Yellow Sea to find nearly 300 people who remained missing after the ferry Sewol sank South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship sinks Map of Gwanmae South Korea


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Dec.21
Jun.8  K-pop superstar T.O.P. in intensive care after overdose
May.1  Samsung crane collapse kills six workers
Apr.2  Stellar Daisy: Growing concern for missing ship crew
Mar.22


year 2016 Top ^

Jun.12  Lifting of sunken Sewol ferry under way two years later
May.26  More than 300 people on board Korean Air plane evacuated over engine fire
Mar.21  South Korea confirms first Zika case
Mar.12  North Korea submarine 'missing'
Feb.14  South Korean military helicopter crashes, killing 3 soldiers
Jan.26  Chinese boat capsizes off South Korea; 4 rescued, 5 missing
Jan.24  Fifty dead and thousands stranded as cold snap hits East Asia
Jan.4  Open door forces passenger plane to turn back


year 2015 Top ^

Dec.29
Nov.23  Two dead in US Army helicopter crash in South Korea
Oct.28  Head of ferry operator gets 7 years in prison over deadly sinking
Sep.5  8 dead after fishing boat capsizes off southern S. Korean coast
Jul.27  South Korea declares 'de facto end' to Mers virus
Jul.3  North Korean farmers face dry fields amid drought
Jul.2  Explosion at chemical plant in South Korea kills 5 workers
Jun.16  North Korea faces worst drought in a century
Jun.14  South Korea hospital 'is source of many Mers cases'
Jun.7  
Jun.1
Apr.15  President makes ferry pledge as South Korea mourns
Feb.10  100-car pileup leaves 2 dead


year 2014 Top ^

Dec.22  North Korea partially back online
Nov.10
Oct.18  S Korea concert planner found dead
Oct.17  
Jul.21  South Korea police 'find body' of fugitive ferry boss
May.27
May.18
May.17
May.14
May.7  South Korea ferry company chief detained
May.5  Diver dies while searching in missing in ferry disaster
May.4
Apr.28  S Korea president in ferry apology
Apr.27
Apr.25  
Apr.22  
Apr.21
Apr.20
Apr.19
 
Apr.18
Apr.17
 Air pockets on stricken ferry offer hope for survivors
Apr.16
Apr.15
  Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea
 The ferry, carrying mainly school students, was travelling from the port of Incheon, to the southern resort island of Jeju. An armada of small boats motoring right up beside the ferry, which listed heavily on its side before sinking. Rescuers desperately grabbing teenagers out of the water before they are swept away by the currents and undertow
Feb.17  S Korea building collapse: At least eight dead

year 2013 Top ^

Aug.5  UN sends food aid to 38,000 N. Korea flood victims Feb.11  Seismic activity amid nuclear test concerns

year 2012 Top ^

Sep.14  Super typhoon headed for Japan, South Korea Jun.9  Peru helicopter: 'All 14 killed' Jan.14 S. Korean Couple rescued from Italian ship
. Italy

year 2011 Top ^

Jul.27     Landslide leaves 32 dead, dozens injured
Map of Chuncheon South Korea  South Korea: More than 750 rescue workers had been dispatched to the site after the collapse occurred at midnight

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.12 S. Korean ship sinks, 4 dead, 17 missing
. Antarctica Nov.16  N Korea facing hunger due to grain deficit Mar.30  Navy diver dies in rescue effort Mar.28 Ship's section believed found. South Korea Mar.26 S. Korea searches for sailors after sinking. South Korea South Korean navy ship sinking near North Map of Baengnyeong Island South Korea
  104 crew members are on board the 1,500-ton ship in the Yellow Sea off the Seoul-controlled island of Baengnyeong, near North Korea.    About 40 sailors are missing. The patrol vessel, with 104 p...


year 2009 Top ^

Oct.22 N Korea food shortage 'desperate'
. North Korea Apr.5 Space launch 'fails'. North Korea

year 2008 Top ^

Jul.30  U.N.: Millions at risk in N.K. food crisis

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.7 Tons of oil spill into Yellow Sea
. South Korea Aug.13 'Hundreds dead' in floods. North Korea Jun.26  'No survivors' in plane Feb.9  New bird flu outbreak

year 2005 Top ^

Oct.3  Concert stampede kills 11 Apr.1  N. Korea works to contain bird flu Mar.27  N.Korea confirms bird flu outbreak

year 2004 Top ^

Sep.11   Big blast reported  North Korea: A big explosion rocked a northern province near the border with China on the 56th anniversary of the country founding Apr.26  Train blast site 'apocalyptic' Apr.25  Train disaster death toll rises Apr.24  Red Cross: Train explosion site flattened Apr.23  100 bodies found in train blast Apr.22 Many casualties in train crash  North Korea: 2 trains carrying flammable materials have exploded in a station and leaves up to 3,000 people dead or injured Feb.8  Food aid dries up

year 2003 Top ^

Dec.21  Bird flu spreading Sep.14  Troops searching for missing people Sep.13 Typhoon toll 'may top 100'
. South Korea Sep.12  Typhoon pounds South Korea Aug.3  Hyundai tour boss 'jumps to death' Feb.18  Grim search in subway

year 2002 Top ^

Sep.1  Clean up after deadly typhoon Apr.14 Chinese jet crashes
. South Korea
before year 2000
Jun. 29, 1995   Sampoong Department Store collapse
Map of Seocho District Seoul South Korea
  South Korea: The collapse is the largest peacetime disaster in South Korean history as 502 people died and 937 were injured
Jan. 1, 1994     North Korean famine
  Together with the accompanying general economic crisis are known as the Arduous March, occurred in North Korea from 1994 to 1998
Sep. 1, 1983 Korean Air Lines Flight 007 shot down
Map of Moneron Island Russia
  Russian Far East: The airliner serving the flight was shot down by a Soviet Su-15 interceptor near Moneron Island, west of Sakhalin Island, in the Sea of Japan



Hospital fire kills at least 39 people in South Korea Map of Sejong Hospital Miryang South Korea  At least 39 people have been killed and more than 70 injured. The blaze is thought to have started in the emergency room at Sejong Hospital South Korea fire at public gym and sauna kills 29 South Korea hospice fire kills 21   Kim Jong-un's 'bitter sorrow' as bus crash kills Chinese tourists Map of North Hwanghae North Korea  North Korea: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has expressed 'bitter sorrow' over a bus accident that left 32 Chinese tourists and four North Koreans dead   North Korea official Kim Yang-gon killed in car crash  Kim Yang-gon, 73, a top aide to the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has died in a car crash, state news agency KCNA has said   Sixth Mers death in S. Korea amid sharp rises in cases Map of Daejeon South Korea  South Korea: A sixth person has died after contracting Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) in South Korea, amid a sharp rise in infections South Korea has first two Mers deaths Sewol disaster ferry raised after three years. South Korea   South Korea remembers ferry dead   South Korea is marking the first anniversary of the Sewol ferry disaster, which left more than 300 people dead   Ferry captain sentenced to 36 years in jail Map of Gwangju South Korea  South Korea: Lee Joon-seok, the captain of the ferry which sank in April has been found guilty of gross negligence and sentenced to 36 years in prison S Korea to break up coast guard. South Korea South Korea ferry captain charged with manslaughter South Korean ferry death toll rises to 242 South Korean PM resigns over ferry   Divers find cabins crammed with bodies inside sunken ferry   South Korea: 48 girls obeyed the orders of crew and put on their life vests. They all crammed into a single room meant for 30. None of them survived South Korea ferry toll passes 100 S Korea leader condemns ferry crew. South Korea Ferry transcript reveals crew panic. South Korea Anger erupts over Korea ferry rescue. South Korea Mate steering doomed ferry navigating waters for first time  South Korea: The third mate steering a ferry that sank, killing 32 and leaving 270 missing, was navigating those waters for the first time, a prosecutor ... 'Two months' for Korea ferry salvage. South Korea ‘Sorry’ ferry captain tells of delay. South Korea Ferry disaster captain arrested   South Korea: Prosecutors in South Korea have asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for Lee Joon-seok, 69, the captain of the ferry that sank Fake survivor posts add to nation's anguish. South Korea Korea ship: Third officer 'had helm'. South Korea Weather hampers S Korea ferry search   South Korea: Bad weather, murky water and strong currents are hampering the search for survivors of the South Korean ferry disaster S Korea ferry: Desperate search for survivors continues   South Korea: Emergency services are continuing to search for nearly 300 people missing after a ferry carrying more than 470 people sank Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors of shipwreck   South Korea: Military dive teams worked the dark, cold waters of the Yellow Sea to find nearly 300 people who remained missing after the ferry Sewol sank South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship sinks Map of Gwanmae South Korea




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2013
Feb.11  Seismic activity amid nuclear test concerns




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2018
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2015
Dec.29
Feb.10  100-car pileup leaves 2 dead




Korea, Disasters Health Disaster Timeline ... See World Health Disaster timeline Top ^
2017
Jun.8  K-pop superstar T.O.P. in intensive care after overdose
2016
Mar.21  South Korea confirms first Zika case
2015
Jul.27  South Korea declares 'de facto end' to Mers virus
Jun.14  South Korea hospital 'is source of many Mers cases'
Jun.7
Jun.1
2007
Feb.9  New bird flu outbreak
2005
Apr.1  N. Korea works to contain bird flu
Mar.27  N.Korea confirms bird flu outbreak
2003
Dec.21  Bird flu spreading




Korea, Disasters Sea Disaster Timeline ... See World Sea Disaster timeline Top ^
2017
Apr.2  Stellar Daisy: Growing concern for missing ship crew
Mar.22
2016
Jun.12  Lifting of sunken Sewol ferry under way two years later
Mar.12  North Korea submarine 'missing'
Jan.26  Chinese boat capsizes off South Korea; 4 rescued, 5 missing
2015
Oct.28  Head of ferry operator gets 7 years in prison over deadly sinking
Sep.5  8 dead after fishing boat capsizes off southern S. Korean coast
Apr.15  President makes ferry pledge as South Korea mourns
Apr.15
2014
Nov.10
Jul.21  South Korea police 'find body' of fugitive ferry boss
May.18
May.14
May.7  South Korea ferry company chief detained
May.5  Diver dies while searching in missing in ferry disaster
May.4
Apr.28  S Korea president in ferry apology
Apr.27
Apr.25
Apr.21
Apr.20
Apr.20
Apr.19
Apr.19
Apr.19
Apr.18
Apr.18
Apr.18
Apr.17
Apr.17  Air pockets on stricken ferry offer hope for survivors
Apr.17
Apr.16
Apr.16
Apr.15
  Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea
 The ferry, carrying mainly school students, was travelling from the port of Incheon, to the southern resort island of Jeju. An armada of small boats motoring right up beside the ferry, which listed heavily on its side before sinking. Rescuers desperately grabbing teenagers out of the water before they are swept away by the currents and undertow
2012 Jan.14 S. Korean Couple rescued from Italian ship. Italy 2010 Dec.12 S. Korean ship sinks, 4 dead, 17 missing. Antarctica Mar.30  Navy diver dies in rescue effort Mar.26 S. Korea searches for sailors after sinking. South Korea Mar.26 South Korean navy ship sinking near North Map of Baengnyeong Island South Korea
  104 crew members are on board the 1,500-ton ship in the Yellow Sea off the Seoul-controlled island of Baengnyeong, near North Korea.    About 40 sailors are missing. The patrol vessel, with 104 p...




Korea, Disasters Power Outage Timeline ... See World Power Outage timeline Top ^
2014 Dec.22  North Korea partially back online



Korea, Disasters Weather Related Timeline ... See World Weather Related timeline Top ^
2018 Feb.12 High winds wreak havoc as Canada breezes to double gold
. South Korea 2016 Jan.24  Fifty dead and thousands stranded as cold snap hits East Asia 2015 Jul.3  North Korean farmers face dry fields amid drought Jun.16  North Korea faces worst drought in a century 2012 Sep.14  Super typhoon headed for Japan, South Korea 2003 Sep.13 Typhoon toll 'may top 100'. South Korea Sep.12  Typhoon pounds South Korea 2002 Sep.1  Clean up after deadly typhoon



Korea, Disasters Landslide Timeline ... See World Landslide timeline Top ^
2011 Jul.27   Landslide leaves 32 dead, dozens injured Map of Chuncheon South Korea  South Korea: More than 750 rescue workers had been dispatched to the site after the collapse occurred at midnight



Korea, Disasters Stampede Timeline ... See World Stampede timeline Top ^
2005 Oct.3  Concert stampede kills 11



Korea, Disasters Flood Timeline ... See World Flood timeline Top ^
2013 Aug.5  UN sends food aid to 38,000 N. Korea flood victims 2007 Aug.13 'Hundreds dead' in floods
. North Korea



Korea, Disasters Aviation Disasters Timeline ... See World Aviation Disasters timeline Top ^
2016 May.26  More than 300 people on board Korean Air plane evacuated over engine fire Feb.14  South Korean military helicopter crashes, killing 3 soldiers Jan.4  Open door forces passenger plane to turn back 2015 Nov.23  Two dead in US Army helicopter crash in South Korea 2014 Apr.22   Crew say they couldn't reach lifeboats as ferry tipped over   South Korea: Crew members made attempts to get to the lifeboats, the crew member said. 'But we slipped so we could not do that' 2012 Jun.9  Peru helicopter: 'All 14 killed' 2007 Jun.26  'No survivors' in plane 2002 Apr.14 Chinese jet crashes
. South Korea 1983 Sep. 1, 1983 Korean Air Lines Flight 007 shot down Map of Moneron Island Russia
  Russian Far East: The airliner serving the flight was shot down by a Soviet Su-15 interceptor near Moneron Island, west of Sakhalin Island, in the Sea of Japan




Korea, Disasters Environmental Timeline ... See World Environmental timeline Top ^
2007 Dec.7 Tons of oil spill into Yellow Sea
. South Korea



Korea, Disasters Famine Timeline ... See World Famine timeline Top ^
2010 Nov.16  N Korea facing hunger due to grain deficit 2009 Oct.22 N Korea food shortage 'desperate'
. North Korea 2008 Jul.30  U.N.: Millions at risk in N.K. food crisis 2004 Feb.8  Food aid dries up 1994 Jan. 1, 1994   North Korean famine
  Together with the accompanying general economic crisis are known as the Arduous March, occurred in North Korea from 1994 to 1998




Korea, Disasters Structure Collapse Timeline ... See World Structure Collapse timeline Top ^
2017 May.1  Samsung crane collapse kills six workers 2014 Oct.17 At least 16 dead in vent grate collapse at concert in S. Korea Map of Seongnam South Korea  South Korea: A grate over a ventilation shaft collapsed at an outdoor concert in Seongnam. Unknown number of people who fell some 20 meters May.17 North Korea reports 'serious' Pyongyang construction accident   Accident last week at a construction site in the capital claimed casualties and triggered a major rescue operation but no death toll was men... Feb.17  S Korea building collapse: At least eight dead 1995 Jun. 29, 1995 Sampoong Department Store collapse Map of Seocho District Seoul South Korea
  South Korea: The collapse is the largest peacetime disaster in South Korean history as 502 people died and 937 were injured




Korea, Disasters Suicide Timeline ... See World Suicide timeline Top ^
2014 Oct.18  S Korea concert planner found dead 2003 Aug.3  Hyundai tour boss 'jumps to death'



Korea, Disasters Railroad Disasters Timeline ... See World Railroad Disasters timeline Top ^
2004 Apr.26  Train blast site 'apocalyptic' Apr.25  Train disaster death toll rises



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2010 Mar.28 Ship's section believed found
. South Korea 2004 Apr.24  Red Cross: Train explosion site flattened Apr.23  100 bodies found in train blast 2003 Sep.14  Troops searching for missing people Feb.18  Grim search in subway



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2009 Apr.5 Space launch 'fails'
. North Korea



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2015 Jul.2  Explosion at chemical plant in South Korea kills 5 workers 2004 Sep.11 Big blast reported  North Korea: A big explosion rocked a northern province near the border with China on the 56th anniversary of the country founding Apr.22 Many casualties in train crash  North Korea: 2 trains carrying flammable materials have exploded in a station and leaves up to 3,000 people dead or injured