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N. Korea asks S. Korean civic group for disaster relief aid following Pyongyang apartment collapse

Updated: 2014-07-07 19:23:44 (KST)
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And staying with North Korea it's asked a South Korean civic group for disaster relief aid.
This following the collapse of an apartment building in Pyongyang two months ago.
South Korea's Korea Rescue Association says North Korea asked for help with reconstruction and disease control efforts in early June.
That's about a month after a 23-story apartment building collapsed in Pyongyang, taking down with it hundreds of lives.
The group said it's ready to provide the necessary assistance and is awaiting government approval.
Seoul's Unification Ministry says the matter is under review and that a decision will be reached within a week.


Reporter : ssung86@arirang.co.kr

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