US Scouts to pull out of heatwave-hit jamboree in South Korea

Participants wait in a long line to get into a souvenir shop at the camping site for the 25th World Scout Jamboree in Buan, South Korea, August 4, 2023. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji [1/4]

SEOUL, Aug 5 (Reuters) – U.S. Scouts in South Korea for the World Scout Jamboree will pull out of the campsite on Sunday due to extreme heat and weather conditions, becoming the second country to do so following the United Kingdom.

The US Contingent will take part in the jamboree program on Saturday before moving to U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys near the jamboree site on the following day, […]

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