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South Korea: Minor explosion at Seoul’s Yonsei University

Low-intensity explosive device injures professor at Yonsei University in Seoul

13 Jun 08:00 AM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 6/13/2017, 12:00 AM until 6/13/2017, 11:59 PM (Asia/Seoul). COUNTRY/REGION Seoul

Event

A low-intensity explosive device planted at Seoul’s Yonsei University exploded on Tuesday, June 13. The bomb, reportedly poorly made, was left in a bag hanging on the door knob of a professor’s office and detonated when the bag was opened, injuring the professor.

Context

Police are investigating the incident and are not dismissing the possibility of a terrorist attack.

Advice

Individuals present in South Korea are advised to report any suspicious objects or activity to the relevant authorities.

 

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