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


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