Meet the mayor of a French ghost village
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Meet the mayor of a French World War One 'ghost village'

One hundred years after World War One, the ‘Zone Rouge’ or 'Red Zone' in northern France is still a no-go area.

Despite clean-up efforts, there is so much unexploded ordnance and contamination that housing, farming and forestry are banned in large areas.

The BBC met the mayor of a "ghost village" in the Verdun battlefields.

  • 23 Jul 2018
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