South Korean Ham Sung-chan (right), 93, hugs his North Korean brother Ham Dong-chan, 79, during the separated family reunion at Mount Kumgang on the North's southeast coast on August 20, 2018. Photo: AFP

Joy and disbelief as South Korean elders meet relatives in North after decades apart

Separated from their relatives since the Korean war, 89 South Koreans travelled to Mount Kumgang in North Korea, following a diplomatic thaw between the neighbours

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South Korean Ham Sung-chan (right), 93, hugs his North Korean brother Ham Dong-chan, 79, during the separated family reunion at Mount Kumgang on the North's southeast coast on August 20, 2018. Photo: AFP
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