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South Korea office building fire leaved 7 dead, dozens injured

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An office building fire in South Korea left at least seven people dead and injured 35 others on Thursday, officials said.

The blaze broke out on the second-floor of an office building behind the district court in the city of Daegu, according to Shin Ju-han, a fire department official.

Police officers control the scene of a fire in Daegu, South Korea on June 9, 2022.
Police officers control the scene of a fire in Daegu, South Korea on June 9, 2022.
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South Korean police officers and firefighters check the scene of where the fire happened in Daegu, as the fire is under investigation.
South Korean police officers and firefighters check the scene of where the fire happened in Daegu, as the fire is under investigation.
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A large emergency response consisting of dozens of firefighters and vehicles were dispatched to fight the fire that sent plumes of smoke into the air.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation and authorities have not confirmed if arson was a factor.

With Post wires

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