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On the coast of South Korea has fallen 5-meter wave

May 5 2008

At least 9 people were killed, 14 injured in a sudden blow a 5-meter tidal wave, collapsed on Sunday at the busiest beach on the west coast of South Korea, approximately 190 kilometers from Seoul.

As reported today, local authorities, among drowned - two children aged 9 and 5 years. Two of the wounded are in critical condition. In the search for Gone in a sea of people mobilized by Coast Guard cutter, the military patrol ships and fishermen, volunteers, ITAR-TASS.

To rescue operation involved 25 divers. According to experts, the sudden shock wave was caused by fluctuations in the tides in the Yellow Sea. During the incident on the beach Daecheon were dozens of people.

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