Five dead after blaze rages in South Korean motorway tunnel

Five people were left dead and 44 vehicles were destroyed after a motorway tunnel fire broke out in South Korea.

A further 37 people have been injured after the incident took place on the Second Gyeongin Expressway near Seoul yesterday (29 December).

The blaze erupted when the vehicles collided at about 1:50pm (04:50 GMT) according to fire services, before images of thick smoke were plastered across social media.

Hundreds of emergency service workers were brought to help.

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