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National emergency as fires rage in eastern South Korea

South Korea declared a national emergency on Friday morning after a huge wildfire raged across the country’s northeastern coastal area on Thursday night, leaving at least one dead and 11 injured and forcing the evacuation of more than 4,000. Television news on Thursday night showed apocalyptic-type long-range footage of massive fires blazing across hills, close-ups […]