Exploding batteries spark deadly SKorea factory fire

Updated June 24 2024 - 8:50pm, first published 8:46pm
Firefighters battled to put out a deadly blaze at a battery factory in Hwaseong, South Korea. (AP PHOTO)
Firefighters battled to put out a deadly blaze at a battery factory in Hwaseong, South Korea. (AP PHOTO)

A fire likely sparked by exploding lithium batteries swept through a manufacturing factory near South Korea's capital, killing 22 mostly Chinese migrant workers and injuring eight others.

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