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South Korea's exam suicides

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In South Korea, an 18 year old has committed suicide in the city of Daejeon - just hours before he was due to take a university entrance exam.

Teen suicide rates have risen by more than a third in the last decade - and the intense pressure to succeed academically is often the cause. 

Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from Seoul.


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