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11-25-2010 09:50 BJT Special Report:DPRK, S. Korea Exchange Fire |

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And to further discuss the matter, we're joined again by Mr. Raymond Zhou,

The US special envoy to the DPRK was just in the region to try to revive efforts to resume the long-stalled six-party talks on denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. What impact will the clashes now have on those efforts?



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.

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.CN

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