South Korean law firm may have been set on fire, killing seven people

South Korean law firm may have been set on fire
South Korean law firm may have been set on fire

A fire at a law firm in Daegu, South Korea, has killed at least seven people. A fire broke out at a law firm near the district court in Daegu at 10:55 a.m. local time on June 9.

At least 46 people were injured in the incident. South Korean police say they believe the attack was an arson attack and are investigating the cause of the attack.

The suspect, a man in his 50s, died at the scene, police said. Surveillance footage showed the man carrying equipment and entering a law firm on the second floor of the building.

Local media reported that he had lodged a complaint with the Attorney General’s Office before the attack.

More than 150 firefighters were dispatched shortly after the blaze, which was extinguished within 20 minutes, police said. Firefighters were able to evacuate dozens of office workers inside the building.

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