Aftershocks Continue Around Pohang

Aftershocks have been continuing around the region of Pohang city, including last night and this morning.

According to the state weather agency, magnitudes 3.5 and 3.6 hit Pohang city at 11:45 p.m. last night, and 6:05 a.m. this morning, respectively.

The government said 5,569 cases of facility damage had been filed as of 11 p.m. Sunday, up by nearly 2,000 in only six hours. Most of them were to do with houses, including collapsed roofs or partial or full destruction.

More than 300 cases came from business buildings, with about 233 reported from schools.
The number of homeless victims stood at about 1,099 as of 11 p.m. Sunday.

Eighty-three people are reported to be injured, with one in critical condition due to an injury from a rockfall.

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