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[VIDEO NEWS] Accidents in Han River caused by underwater beam

Aug 16,2018
1) Singok underwater beam in the Han River is an accident-prone place where two firefighters have drowned.

2) It’s located beneath Gimpo Bridge. The water level can rise over two meters (six and a half feet) during the high tide.

3) The underwater beam drops into the water, but is hard to detect from a boat because it appears as a horizontal line.

4) 150m up on the of Gimpo Bridge, there is a sign that reads “Danger.”

5) But it’s so difficult to notice that even most local fishermen find it hard to notice.

6) “The notice board should be made bigger ... How are we supposed to see it when it’s so small? This is a really dangerous place.” -Kim Heung-seok, a fisherman nearby.

Video sourced from JoongAng Ilbo
Video filmed by Jeon Ick-jin
Video edited by Wang Jun-yeol
Translated by Chung Yu-soo
Edited by Josh Doyle