South Korean officials have culled more than 150,000 pigs at 94 farms as of October 14, according to the nation’s agriculture ministry. Photo: ReutersSouth Korean officials have culled more than 150,000 pigs at 94 farms as of October 14, according to the nation’s agriculture ministry. Photo: Reuters
South Korean officials have culled more than 150,000 pigs at 94 farms as of October 14, according to the nation’s agriculture ministry. Photo: Reuters

South Korea will send snipers to northern border to shoot pigs infected with African swine fever

  • The government is acting on unofficial reports that the virus wreaking havoc across East Asia is spreading out of control in reclusive North Korea
  • Pork accounts for 80 per cent of North Korea’s protein consumption and the disease will worsen hunger and malnutrition

Topic |   South Korea
South Korean officials have culled more than 150,000 pigs at 94 farms as of October 14, according to the nation’s agriculture ministry. Photo: ReutersSouth Korean officials have culled more than 150,000 pigs at 94 farms as of October 14, according to the nation’s agriculture ministry. Photo: Reuters
South Korean officials have culled more than 150,000 pigs at 94 farms as of October 14, according to the nation’s agriculture ministry. Photo: Reuters
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