• Fire kills at least 7 at dormitory-style housing in S. Korea

    12 days ago - By Miami Herald

    A fire that likely blocked a crucial exit at a low-cost dormitory-style housing facility in central Seoul killed at least seven people and injured 11 others on Friday, according to...
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  • Fire kills at least 7 at dormitory-style housing in S. Korea

    12 days ago - By National Post

    SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - A fire at a low-cost dormitory-style housing facility in central Seoul killed at least seven people and injured 11 others on Friday, fire authorities said.
    The blaze has been extinguished but it remains to be seen whether the death toll could rise, officials at the Seoul Metropolitan Fire & Disaster Headquarters said. The cause of the fire is under investigation, the officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity, citing department rules.
    The facility, called “goshiwon” in Korean, is where poor manual labourers or student preparing for bar exams or civil...
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  • Fire kills at least 7 at dormitory-style housing in S. Korea

    12 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    SEOUL, South Korea - A fire at a low-cost dormitory-style housing facility in central Seoul has killed at least seven people and injured 11 others. The Seoul Metropolitan Fire & Disaster Headquarters the blaze was extinguished but it remains to be seen whether the death toll could rise. It says the cause of Friday's...
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