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Over 60% of separated family members seeking reunions aged over 80: data

Over 60 percent of the South Koreans seeking reunions with family members separated from them by the 1950-53 Korean War are aged 80 or older, government data showed Tuesday, highlighting the urgency of the issue. Among 55,987 South Korean survivors who have registered to be reunited with their long-lost loved ones in North Korea, 34,546, or 61.7 percent, were aged 80 or older as of December, according to the unification ministry data.

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