A charcoal-powered truck belches smoke as it passes over a bridge near Hyangsan in North Pyongan province, North Korea, in a file photo.

Charcoal-powered Vehicles Stage a Comeback in North Korea

With high oil prices, North Koreans have again turned to the cheap but dirty fuel to power trucks.

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