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2 workers buried after hotel collapses in Seoul

All Headlines 13:43 January 07, 2017

SEOUL, Jan. 7 (Yonhap) -- Two workers have been trapped under rubble after a building that was being demolished collapsed on Saturday, rescuers said.

The hotel in central Seoul collapsed at around 11:30 a.m. while the workers were dismantling it, they said.

A rescue operation is underway for the two who are known to be trapped underground, according to the rescuers.

Two other workers sustained minor injures and were taken to a nearby hospital, they said.

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