Woman Gets $4 Compensation for Korean War Killing

Posted by admin on Oct 18, 2011

A South Korean woman has been offered a little over $4 in government compensation for the death of her brother during the 1950-53 Korean War, embarrassing officials who say they were bound by an out-dated law.

The woman was two years old when her brother was killed in combat in 1950, but never knew of his existence until told of his death by a neighbor, local media reported, adding the children’s mother has suffered from dementia.

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