Seven Killed in Seoul Studio Complex Fire

Seoul Station and Hangang-daro in South Korea

Seoul Station and Former Daewoo Group Headquarters Building in South Korea. Photo: Kys951.




TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Seven tenants were killed and 11 others injured early this morning when a blaze ripped through a three-storey studio complex in Seoul, fire authorities said.

While South Korea is technologically advanced and has risen to become the world’s 11th-largest economy, there are many people who have missed out on its progress and struggle to get by.

Low-income tenants often live in buildings with tiny single-bed studios once favored by applicants preparing for various state examinations and known as goshiwon, or exam centres.

Full story: tasnimnews.com

Tasnim News Agency

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