Korean families set for long-awaited reunions

Group of elderly South Koreans separated by war set to reunite with relatives.

Last updated: 19 Feb 2014 19:01
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A group of elderly South Koreans separated by the 1950-53 war are set to reunite with relatives from North Korea.

Thursday's reunion is the first since the programme was suspended in 2010 following souring of relations.

Millions of families have been separated since cessation of hositlities on the pensinsula in the 1953.

Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from Sokcho, South Korea.


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