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Huge fire in a low-income neighbourhood in South Korea.

Image Credit: Baek Dong-hyun/Newsis via AP

On Friday morning, more than 500 people were urgently evacuated from a low-income neighbourhood in Seoul, South Korea after a huge fire spread rapidly in the area. The fire seem to have started at around 6.30am.

Authorities reported that at least 60 homes have been destroyed in the fire. Firefighters are attempting to control the fire at Guryong village. There are no injuries or casaulties so far, but authorities believe that all residents have been safely evacuated.

More than 800 firefighters, police officers and public workers were deployed in the area in an attempt to take control of the situation as fast as possible.

This is a developing story.

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