South Korea battles foot-and-mouth

Farmers seek compensation as officials order culling of animals amid virus threat.

    The South Korean government has stepped up efforts to contain an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease that is threatening the country's livestock industry.

    Despite widespread quarantines, tens of thousands of animals have been slaughtered from hundreds of farms.

    Affected farmers have mounted a campaign to claim compensation for their culled animals.

    Al Jazeera's Divya Gopalan reports from Guangha-do county.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Assassinating Kim Jong-un could go so wrong

    Assassinating Kim Jong-un could go so wrong

    The many ways in which the assassination of the North Korean leader could lead to a total disaster.

    Lebanon has a racism problem

    Lebanon has a racism problem

    The problem of racism in Lebanon goes beyond xenophobic attitudes towards Syrian and Palestinian refugees.

    The life and death of Salman Rushdie, gentleman author

    The life and death of Salman Rushdie, gentleman author

    The man we call 'Salman Rushdie' today is not the brilliant author of the Satanic Verses, but a Picassoesque imposter.