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At least six killed in South Korea warehouse fire

world Updated: Dec 05, 2008 15:22 IST

At least six labourers were killed when fire broke out at a warehouse of a logistics centre near the South Korean capital, police said.

Police and fire fighters recovered six bodies at the site, while one person remained missing, a senior police officer said, adding two workers sustained burns.

Authorities have ordered an investigation into the cause of the fire, he said.

The fire broke out at about 12.10 p m (0310 GMT) at a warehouse in Icheon, 80 km southeast of Seoul.