A Samsung Group building evacuated on report of explosives: media

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A Samsung Group [SAGR.UL] office building in southern Seoul was being evacuated following a report of explosives being planted inside, South Korea's MoneyToday reported on Friday.

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MoneyToday cited a safety announcement made inside the building. It was not immediately clear which Samsung building in Seocho, a southern district in Seoul, was reportedly being evacuated. Samsung could not be immediately reached for comment.

(Reporting by Se Young Lee; Editing by Michael Perry)