N. Korean poor turn cannibal
Tuesday 29 April 1997
In increasingly horrific reports of disaster, visitors to China's border with the Stalinist hermit state said that peasants were selling their clothes for food and were sneaking into China to steal animal feed.
Some peasants were keeping their dead at home until the corpses began to putrefy before burial as they feared the bodies would be dug up and eaten by hungry farmers, Chinese residents said. Reuters - Peking
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