04 Jul '11, 5am

S.Korean Marine opens fire on colleagues at frontline guard post, killing 3 and injuring 2

S.Korean Marine opens fire on colleagues at frontline guard post, killing 3 and injuring 2

South Korean marines salute during a ceremony on June 15, 2011. A South Korean marine opened fire on colleagues at a frontline guard post on Monday, killing three of them and injuring two, the defence ministry said. -- PHOTO: AP SEOUL - A SOUTH Korean Marine opened fire on colleagues at a frontline guard post on Monday, killing three of them and injuring two, the defence ministry said. The corporal was on duty at Ganghwa island 70km west of Seoul, a ministry spokesman said, adding the incident only involved South Korean forces. He had no other immediate details. A staff sergeant, a corporal and a lance corporal were killed while a corporal and a private were injured, Yonhap news agency quoted an unidentified military official as saying. The shooter himself was also slightly injured, the official said, adding that the wounded received first aid and were taken to hospital. O...

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