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South Korea Will Blame North for Torpedo Attack

International investigators fault Pyongyang for strike

(Newser) - South Korea is going to officially blame North Korea tomorrow for killing 46 sailors in a torpedo attack, reports the Washington Post . The decision is based on the conclusions of international investigators, who reconstructed parts of the ship and said the torpedo used matches a North Korean weapon recovered earlie... More »

N. Korea Suspected After S. Korean Navy Ship Sinks

South Korean ship opened fire on unidentified vessel

(Newser) - A South Korean naval ship has sunk after an explosion that may have been caused by a North Korean torpedo. The 1,500-ton ship began to founder near the border with North Korea; the US military confirmed the sinking. A South Korean ship later fired on an unidentified vessel, indicating... More »

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