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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Manhunt on for South Korean border guard who killed five fellow soldiers

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:57am by AFP

    ... own unit at a guard post on the border with North Korea. "He shot dead five fellow soldiers, wounded five others and then fled the scene with his rifle and ammunition," an army ... Korean border. The post was located just outside the demilitarised zone (DMZ)- a buffer strip that runs the full length of the 250-kilometre frontier. The spokesman said the five wounded soldiers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1538034/manhunt-south-korean-border-guard-who-killed-five-fellow-soldiers
  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Two more suspected suicides by South Korean soldiers in troubled unit near DMZ

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 10:57pm by AFP

    ... of their homes while on leave, a defence ministry spokesman said. Both men were in the 28th Infantry Division serving near the border with North Korea and had been placed on a list of soldiers requiring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1572370/two-more-suspected-suicides-south-korean-soldiers-troubled-unit-near-dmz
  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea scraps cash limit for its nationals visiting the North

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 02:14pm by Reuters in Seoul

    ... a border industrial zone shared with South Korea. The move by South Korea could potentially provide large amounts of cash to North Korea in the event ties do normalise, in which case up to 300,000 ... tourist by a North Korean soldier in 2008 and the sinking of a warship in 2010 which was soon followed by a bombing of a border island that year. North Korea is heavily sanctioned under United ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1563386/s-korea-scraps-cash-limit-its-nationals-visiting-n-korea
  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean border guards fired hundreds of rounds at defector

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 04:16pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Nam Yong-Ho was fatally shot while trying to swim across the border to North Korea Border guards fired hundreds of shots at defector South Korean troops fired “hundreds” of rounds at a man who was killed while trying to swim across the border to North Korea, a top army officer said Tuesday. In the first official press briefing since the highly unusual ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1311625/south-korea-guards-fired-hundreds-shots-kill-defector
  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean soldier who killed five comrades in ‘stable condition’

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 11:44am by Agence France-Presse

    ... own unit at a guard post near the border with North Korea on Saturday, killing five and wounding seven. He fled with a rifle and a stash of ammunition, sparking a massive manhunt involving ... Korean soldiers on border duty are young male recruits doing their mandatory two-year military service. Lim and most of the victims and the injured were such conscripts who were teenagers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539471/south-korean-soldier-who-killed-five-comrades-stable-condition
  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean soldier who killed five captured alive after shooting himself

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 11:27am by AFP

    ... at a frontline border outpost. Prior to turning his gun on himself, Lim had spoken via a mobile phone with his parents who had urged him to surrender. An army officer who requested anonymity told Yonhap ... school 10km from the border. "He shot at the pursuing troops and they returned fire," the spokesman said, adding that one officer had been wounded in the arm. As night fell, Lim ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1538130/massive-manhunt-south-korean-soldier-who-killed-five-comrades
  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea's defence chief apologises for bullying remark about shooting spree

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 11:45pm by AFP

    ... unit at a guard post near the tense border with North Korea, killing five and wounding seven. Lim was captured on Monday after a 24-hour stand-off with thousands of troops ended when he shot ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1542063/south-koreas-defence-chief-apologises-bullying-remark-about-shooting-spree
  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea to deploy guided missiles at sea border with North

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 01:29pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea plans to deploy Israeli-made precision guided missiles near its tense sea border with North Korea next month, including an island shelled by the North in 2010, a report said on Friday. The South would deploy 50 to 60 Spike anti-tank missiles to two border islands on the Yellow Sea to guard against potential attacks from the North, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1130900/south-korea-deploy-guided-missiles-sea-border-north
  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    S Korean minister apologises for border lapse

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 03:06pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... of the world’s most fortified borders. At a press conference broadcast live on TV, Kim Kwan-jin announced that an army division commander and two field commanders had been dismissed from their posts ... at a time of heightened cross-border tensions, prompted an outcry in the South Korean media, and saw President Lee Myung-bak censure the defence minister and urge him to punish those responsible. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1061627/s-korean-minister-apologises-border-lapse
  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Crashed drone found in South Korea took photos of presidential palace in Seoul

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:53pm by Reuters

    ... barrage between North and South Korea near a disputed maritime border. The South's military has been criticised for failing to spot or stop the unidentified aircraft that entered its airspace ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1464232/crashed-drone-found-south-korea-took-photos-presidential-palace-seoul

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