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A South Korean court has ordered Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. to pay 100 million won (about ¥8.9 million) in reparations to the family of a South Korean man forced to work for one of its predecessor companies during wartime.

The amount of damages awarded by the Seoul Central District Court is identical to that awarded to seven other plaintiffs in a similar lawsuit resolved last November.

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