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South Korea police says no explosives found at Samsung Life HQ

Samsung Electronics flag (L) and South Korean flag (R) flutter outside its headquarters in Seoul.
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South Korean authorities found no explosives at the headquarters of Samsung Life Insurance Co in Seoul, police said on Friday.

A police official told Reuters that officers dispatched to the Samsung Life building in Seocho, a southern district of Seoul, concluded there were no explosives at 1:38 p.m. (0438 GMT).

The building had been evacuated earlier in the day following a report that explosives were inside.