A helicopter has crashed near a Buddhist temple in South Korea's northeastern county of Yangyang, located in Gangwon Province, APA reports citing Yonhap news agency.
Two people are presumed dead following the crash, which occurred at around 10:50 a.
m. local time (01:50 GMT) on Sunday, Yonhap said, citing fire officials.
There is a risk of additional explosions following the initial crash and the resulting fire, Yonhap specified.
A search for survivors is underway.