At least six killed in South Korea warehouse fire

December 5th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS  

Seoul, Dec 5 (Xinhua) 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.

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