A worker reminds foreign visitors to fill in an arrival card at an airport in China. File photo: Xinhua A worker reminds foreign visitors to fill in an arrival card at an airport in China. File photo: Xinhua
A worker reminds foreign visitors to fill in an arrival card at an airport in China. File photo: Xinhua
South Korea

Quarantined South Koreans’ passports accidentally burned after Chinese workers mistook them for garbage

  • The documents collected from a group of 31 visitors were put in a bag for sterilisation but workers misidentified the contents in it and sent the package to a waste treatment plant for incineration
  • Chinese officials apologised to South Korea for the fiasco and Seoul has expedited the process to issue new passports to the affected people

Topic |   South Korea
A worker reminds foreign visitors to fill in an arrival card at an airport in China. File photo: Xinhua A worker reminds foreign visitors to fill in an arrival card at an airport in China. File photo: Xinhua
A worker reminds foreign visitors to fill in an arrival card at an airport in China. File photo: Xinhua
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