01 Jun '11, 2am

S.Korea army training centres will be told to stop using pictures of Kim Jong Il & his son as shooting targets

S.Korea army training centres will be told to stop using pictures of Kim Jong Il & his son as shooting targets

South Korea will tell army training centres to stop using pictures of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and his son as shooting targets. -- PHOTO: AFP SEOUL - SOUTH Korea will tell army training centres to stop using pictures of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and his son as targets on rifle ranges, the defence ministry said on Wednesday. Several training centres for marines, ground troops and army reservists, including those in Gyeonggi province surrounding the capital Seoul, have been using the pictures as targets, a ministry spokesman said. 'The ministry will send a directive to the military to refrain from using such targets and to use standard targets,' the spokesman told AFP. Several local media outlets on Tuesday published pictures of targets depicting Kim Jong Il, his late father and founding president Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il's youngest son and heir apparent Kim ...

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