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11-25-2010 13:39 BJT Special Report:DPRK, S. Korea Exchange Fire |

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And for more analysis on the inter-Korean crisis, we're joined again by current affairs commentator Raymond Zhou. Hello Mr. Zhou, thank you for joining us again.

Q1, South Korea and the US plan to hold a joint military exercise on Sunday, and a nuclear aircraft carrier has been sent by US. Do you think the incident will cause a shift in the Obama administration's strategy on dealing with the DPRK?

Q2, Do you predict this incident will lead to further escalation of tensions between the DPRK and South Korea?

Clash between DPRK, S. Korea kills 4 South Koreans, injures 16

More than a day has passed since South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea traded fire near a disputed maritime border off the west coast of the Korean Peninsula. The clash left at least 4 South Koreans dead, including 2 soldiers. Another 16 were also injured. The recent flare up is the latest in a string of skirmishes over the decades.

Tensions between the two Koreas are still at its peak, a day after Pyongyang's shelling of a South Korean island off the west coast of the peninsula, which have lead to both civilian and marine causalities and injuries. While the South Korean government is firm that the DPRK’s attacks were “intentional” and “planned”, DPRK still rebukes that it was South Korea who fired first. Full Story>>

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.CN

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