April 14, 2017 / 3:43 AM / in 3 months

UPDATE 1-S.Korea police search Samsung Group building after explosives report

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(Updates with comments from S.Korea police)

SEOUL, April 14 (Reuters) - South Korean police said on Friday they had sent a response team to a Samsung Group office building in southern Seoul following a report of explosives being planted inside.

The headquarters of Samsung Life Insurance Co Ltd in Seocho was evacuated as a precaution, the company said. Fire officials and police were searching the building.

It was not immediately clear if any explosive had been found. (Reporting by Se Young Lee and Heekyong Yang; Editing by Nick Macfie)

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