South Korea police says no explosives found at Samsung Life headquarters

samsungSEOUL: South Korean police said on Friday they had sent a response team to a Samsung Group office building in southern Seoul following a report of explosives being planted inside.

South Korean authorities found no explosives at the headquarters of Samsung Life Insurance Co Ltd in Seoul.

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.