02 Mar '11, 4am

S.Korea on high alert after North threats

S.Korea on high alert after North threats

SEOUL: South Korean police said Wednesday they have strengthened security against possible terror attacks by North Korea, amid high tensions during this month's US-South Korean military exercises. The North's military calls the drills a rehearsal for invasion and threatens to turn Seoul into a "sea of flames" in case of any provocation. Police SWAT team and sniffer dogs are patrolling major subway stations and airports and security at other major public facilities has also been tightened, the National Police Agency said in a statement. Police commandos and armoured vehicles have been deployed to central Seoul to protect the US embassy, it said. Pyongyang has labelled the regular Key Resolve/Foal Eagle drills, involving some 200,000 South Korean and 12,300 US troops, as an act of aggression and threatened retaliation. Since the drills began Monday, the South's police have c...

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