At least 7 people are killed in a fire in a South Korean office building.

SEOUL, South Korea -- A fire broke out in an office building in South Korea’s Daegu city on Thursday, killing at least seven people and injuring dozens more, according to local police and fire officials.

At least 7 people are killed in a fire in a South Korean office building.

SEOUL, South Korea -- A fire broke out in an office building in South Korea’s Daegu city on Thursday, killing at least seven people and injuring dozens more, according to local police and fire officials.

Shin Ju-han, a Daegu Fire Department official, stated that the fire started on the second floor at a seven-story office building. It was reported that it began at 10:55 AM. Seven people have been confirmed dead, and 35 others were taken to hospital with injuries, nine of which are severe.

South Korean media published photos that they claimed were taken by witnesses and show smoke rising from the building in Beomeo-dong. This district is in Daegu, South Korea's fourth-largest, home to over 2.6 million people.

Officials are currently investigating the cause of this fire. Officials are still investigating whether arson was possible.

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