03 Jun '11, 12pm

N. Korea threatened retaliation against S.Korea for using pics of the North's ruling family as rifle-range targets

N. Korea threatened retaliation against S.Korea for using pics of the North's ruling family as rifle-range targets

North Korea's military on Friday threatened retaliation against South Korea unless Seoul punishes troops who used pictures of Pyongyang's ruling dynasty as rifle-range targets. -- PHOTO: AP SEOUL - NORTH Korea's military on Friday threatened retaliation against South Korea unless Seoul punishes troops who used pictures of Pyongyang's ruling dynasty as rifle-range targets. The South's defence ministry said earlier this week it had ordered troops to discontinue the practice. But the North's military general staff called for an apology and punishment for those involved. The North's regular armed forces and reservists would 'escalate the practical and overall retaliatory military actions till the puppet authorities have taken measures to punish the prime movers... and make an apology for them,' said a military statement on the official news agency. Several South Korean media o...

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