15 Mar '11, 5pm

S. Korea leader warns of possible surprise attack

SEOUL : President Lee Myung-Bak said on Tuesday that South Korea must be ready for a surprise North Korean attack, as well as deadly natural and nuclear disasters. His comments came as South Korea conducted a nationwide afternoon drill to ensure the public was fully prepared for bombings by North Korean jet fighters and artillery deployed along the tense border. "Japan is responding in a very calm manner thanks to repeated exercises for decades," Lee said during an inspection of South Korea's national disaster centre in Seoul, in the wake of the quake-tsunami that hit Japan on Friday. South Korea needs "thorough training", Lee said after monitoring a drill held in several areas along the east coast to simulate an evacuation in the event of quakes and tsunamis. Lee, who returned Tuesday from a trip to the United Arab Emirates, said South Korea should enhance awareness on th...

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