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Fire at Goyang Bus Terminal kills seven

Updated: 2014-05-26 22:57:45 (KST)
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Speaking of the focus in recent days on improving safety following last month's ferry disaster,. on Monday, another deadly accident has added to the nation's anguish.
A fire at a bus terminal in the city of Goyang, Gyeonggi-do province killed at least seven and injured 41 others.
But the death toll could rise further with some of those wounded in critical condition.
The blaze broke out shortly after 9 a.m. during rush hour in the basement of the station, located just north-west of Seoul, and was brought under control after about 20 minutes.
Authorities have yet to determine the blaze, but firefighters believe welding operations at a construction site in the basement could have played a role.

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