South Korea: Birthplace of president's father 'torched'

South Korea: Birthplace of president's father 'torched'

South Korean police say they have arrested a man accused of setting fire to the birthplace of the father of embattled President Park Geun-hye.
The memorial hall for Park Chung-hee, the country's former military ruler, was badly damaged in the blaze.
Police quoted the suspected as saying the president should have resigned or killed herself, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported.
Ms Park is facing protests and possible impeachment over a corruption scandal.
The house where Ms Park's father was born, in the southern city of Gumi, is a tourist attraction, especially among supporters of the... read more

1 December 2016 in World News, Views: 44
Source: BBC

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