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South Korea farmers fear toxic effects of missile defence system

The US anti-missile system, THAAD, in South Korea aims to protect the country amid tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons programmes.

The US anti-missile system, THAAD, in South Korea aims to protect the country amid tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons programmes.

But the system's deployment in the village of Seongju is causing serious concerns for farmers there.

Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports from Seongju.

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