Skip to comments.S. Korea ramps up border security after landmine attack
Posted on 08/11/2015 3:46:02 AM PDT by markomalley
South Korea ramped up border security Tuesday as military tensions flared following landmine blasts blamed on North Korea, and the presidential office in Seoul demanded a formal apology.
South Korea says North Korean soldiers sneaked across the border and laid the mines, three of which were tripped by members of a South Korean border patrol on Tuesday last week.
One soldier underwent a double leg amputation while another had one leg removed.
The South responded by resuming border propaganda operations after a break of more than a decade, switching on batteries of powerful loudspeakers to blare out messages denouncing border provocations.
North Korea is extremely sensitive to such campaigns. The last time the South threatened to turn the loudspeakers back on -- in 2010 -- the North vowed to shell the units involved.
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Crazy, dangerous communists.
To be honest, with the White Hut in full capitulation mode, I am very surprised the NORKs haven’t gone haywire and attacked yet. I will be stunned if we make it to a new administration and there is not a major conflict between the two Korea’s.
It seems like a prime opportunity for the crazies to gamble.
I hope they can control themselves. The deaths and other suffering would be barely within imagination.
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