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Nine killed in karaoke bar blaze

A fire has torn through a karaoke bar in South Korea, killing nine people.

Police said the victims were drinking and singing at the karaoke lounge in the south eastern port city of Busan when the blaze broke out.

Busan police said they believe three Sri Lankan men and six other South Koreans have died after inhaling toxic gases.

Police said the fire has left 25 other people injured and one of them is in serious condition.

Police say the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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