21 Mar '11, 9am

North Korea accused US troops in South Korea of trespassing into the Demilitarized Zone and 'partying' inside it

North Korea accused US troops in South Korea of trespassing into the Demilitarized Zone and 'partying' inside it

File photo of US soldiers move after a live firing drill during a photo call at Seungjin Fire Training Field in Pocheon, in Seoul and south of the demilitarized zone. North Korea accused US troops in South Korea of trespassing into the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). -- PHOTO:REUTERS NORTH Korea on Sunday accused US troops in South Korea of trespassing into the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and even partying inside it, threatening 'human damage' if such provocations continue. The threat has been delivered to the South Korean military, according to the North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), which claimed that US forces made 50 trespasses from March 1 to 8. About 28,500 US troops are stationed in South Korea as a deterrent against North Korea -- a legacy of the 1950-53 Korean War that ended in a truce. Border security, however, has been almost entirely undertaken by South ...

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