Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 31 August 2014

Nine killed, 18 injured in S Korean detention centre fire

Nine people have been killed and 18 injured in a fire at a South Korean detention centre.

The victims, who were mostly Chinese, were awaiting deportation for illegal entry.

The exact cause of the fire, which started on the third floor of the four-storey building, is being investigated by police.

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