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Koreas mark 60 years since armistice

North and South Korea commemorate 60th anniversary of armistice that ended hostilities between two nations.

Last Modified: 26 Jul 2013 10:57
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North and South Korea are commemorating the 60th anniversary of the armistice that ended hostilities in the 1950-53 Korean War in which hundreds of thousands of soldiers and civilians were killed on both sides. 

The war itself never officially ended; and the truce has been broken several times in the decades since.

Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from Seoul. 

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