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Two South Korean soldiers were killed along with many injured civilians following North Korean artillery attacks on November 23rd, 2010. The artillery was in the dozens as North Korea bombed the . . .
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Sinpyong Lake, North Korea
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Wall paintings like this, recreations of a picture Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il took at the crater lake of Baekdusan, sacred to Koreans, can be found all over the country. This particular one was located right outside the toilet.
North Korea claims this is where Kim Il Sung organized the resistance against the Japanese and Kim Jong Il was born. Accounts outside of North Korea say otherwise.
South Korea has admitted it fired artillery shells that triggered an early morning clash with North Korea. However it says it was part of a military drill and denied it was directed at the North. Earlier Seoul blamed the North for what it called an unprovoked shelling of its island. Pyongyang claimed the South had violated its maritime border during the military drills. Seoul has since threatened its neighbour with what it called ‘enormous retaliation’. For more insight, RT talks to Glyn Ford, former MEP and author of ‘North Korea on the Brink: Struggle for Survival’. RT on Facebook: www.facebook.com RT on Twitter: twitter.com
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