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Battery plant fire in South Korea

Battery plant fire in South Korea
Monday, 24 June, 2024, 14:30

A fire at a lithium battery plant in South Korea has killed at least 20 people and left five others missing.

South Korean authorities said on Monday that they had recovered 20 bodies from the factory in Hwaseong, 45km (28 miles) south of Seoul, after earlier confirming that at least nine workers had died in the blaze and three others were injured.