Huge fire engulfs high-rise apartment building in South Korea

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For more: Hundreds were forced to evacuate, and more than 80 people were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation as fire spread through a 33-story apartment block. The blaze reportedly started at Samhwan Art Nouveau at about 11 p.m. local time (2 pm GMT) on Thursday. It was not completely extinguished by Friday morning.

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