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14 dead in accident at South Korean concert

world Updated: Oct 17, 2014 16:38 IST
Concert accident

About 14 people died and over 11 others were injured after a ventilation grate collapsed during a concert by a popular girls' band near South Korea's capital Seoul.

Fire officials said two people have been confirmed dead and 12 others were unresponsive after the accident Friday in Seongnam, just south of Seoul. They said over 10 others were seriously injured.

The officials said the victims were standing on the ventilation grate while watching an outdoor performance by girls' band 4Minute, which is popular across Asia.

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity, citing department rules.

The cause of the accident wasn't immediately known.

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