South Koreans vote to replace impeached president

South Koreans have turned out in huge numbers for an election to replace impeached president, Park Geun-hye.

Many voters say they want to move on from the corruption scandal which brought Park down and led to months of protests.

Al Jazeera’s Rob Mcbride reports from Seoul.

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South Korea, an East Asian nation on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula, shares one of the world’s most heavily militarized borders with North Korea. It’s equally known for its green, hilly countryside dotted with cherry trees and centuries-old Buddhist temples, plus its coastal fishing villages, sub-tropical islands and high-tech cities such as Seoul, the capital.

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