South Korea police search Samsung Group building after explosives report

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

The headquarters of Samsung Life Insurance Co Ltd in Seocho was evacuated as a precaution, the company said. Fire officials and police were searching the building.

It was not immediately clear if any explosive had been found.

(Reporting by Se Young Lee and Heekyong Yang; Editing by Nick Macfie)