South Korean soldiers in Yeoncheon, south of the demilitarised zone that divides the two Koreas. Photo: AP South Korean soldiers in Yeoncheon, south of the demilitarised zone that divides the two Koreas. Photo: AP
South Korean soldiers in Yeoncheon, south of the demilitarised zone that divides the two Koreas. Photo: AP

South Korea blasts propaganda messages and K-pop at shared border with North Korea in response to nuclear test

The resumption of the broadcasts, which blare out an eclectic mix of everything from K-pop and weather forecasts to snippets of news and critiques of the North Korean regime, revives psychological warfare tactics that date back to the 1950-53 Korean war.

Topic |   Korean peninsula
South Korean soldiers in Yeoncheon, south of the demilitarised zone that divides the two Koreas. Photo: AP South Korean soldiers in Yeoncheon, south of the demilitarised zone that divides the two Koreas. Photo: AP
South Korean soldiers in Yeoncheon, south of the demilitarised zone that divides the two Koreas. Photo: AP
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