NORTH KOREA HEATING UP ISLAND DISPUTE WITH SOUTH
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SOURCE: BBC NEWS, March 16, 2013
"North Korea tells South to leave islandsA North Korean propaganda website has warned of strikes against Southern islands and advised residents to leave.Continue reading the main story
The Uriminzokkiri website, linked to the regime, mentioned targets including Yeonpyeong island, which was attacked by Northern forces in 2010.
Pyongyang has made a series of threats since its last nuclear test in February prompted the UN to tighten sanctions.".........."South Korea's western islands are regarded as being particularly vulnerable to attack as they lie 10km (six miles) south of the sea boundary.
In 2010, the North bombarded Yeonpyeong with artillery shells, causing four deaths".
LINK TO FULL STORY AND PICTURES: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21814416
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