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About 20 bodies found after fire at South Korea battery plant, Yonhap reports

By Thomson Reuters Jun 24, 2024 | 2:05 AM

SEOUL (Reuters) – About 20 bodies were found after a fire broke out at a battery plant in South Korea on Monday, Yonhap news agency reported.

The fire occurred at around 10:30 a.m. (0130 GMT) at a lithium battery factory in Hwaseong, south of the capital Seoul, according to the interior ministry.

(Reporting by Hyonhee Shin; Editing by Kim Coghill)