Korean families prepare for rare reunification event

Hundreds of North and South Koreans set to meet in a North Korean border town after decades of separation.

    Hundreds of North and South Koreans are preparing for a defining moment in their lives this week.

    A rare reunion for families separated by the Korean War will take place on Tuesday.

    They will meet in a North Korean mountain resort near the border.

    Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from the South Korean capital, Seoul.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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