A river coloured red with pig blood in Yeoncheon county near the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea. Photo: AFP

River turns red with blood as South Korea culls pigs to curb African swine fever

  • South Korea has culled around 380,000 pigs since the first case of the haemorrhagic disease was reported in September
  • Heavy rains caused blood to seep into the river, sparking concerns about drinking water
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A river coloured red with pig blood in Yeoncheon county near the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea. Photo: AFP
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