Site of the Hotel New World disaster (March 15, 1986)

Site of the Hotel New World disaster (March 15, 1986)


Singapore, Singapore (SG)
The Hotel New World disaster occurred on 15 March 1986, and was Singapore's deadliest civil disaster since the Spyros disaster of 12 October 1978. The six-story building situated at the junction of Serangoon Road and Owen Road rapidly collapsed, trapping 50 people beneath the rubble. 17 were rescued, while 33 were killed.

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