Subway Explosion Lightly Injures 11 In South Korea

May 19, 2014 1:05 PM

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(SEOUL, South Korea) — An electrical problem caused an explosion at a South Korean subway station Monday evening, lightly injuring 11 people, an emergency official said.

A part of the train’s electrical insulation device was damaged and triggered the explosion at a station in Gunpo city just south of Seoul, local emergency official Yoo Hyung-gi said. He said operations later resumed at the station.

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