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[Breaking] Fire at Hanwha factory in Daejeon kills 3

An explosion occurred at a Hanwha plant in Daejeon at around 8:42 a.m., killing three people. The casualties are believed to be workers from the factory, the fire authority said.

The fire was extinguished at around 9:27 a.m.


(Yonhap)
(Yonhap)

Fire authorities are investigating the exact cause of the fire.

A fire in May 2018 at the same plant, which handles explosives, killed two people and injured five.

By Park Ju-young (jupark@heraldcorp.com)
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