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North Korea: 'Special Actions' Will Crush South's Leadership

North Korean army promises 'unprecedented peculiar means and methods'
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Apr 23, 2012 2:55 AM CDT
North Korea: 'Special Actions' Will Crush South's Leadership
North Korean commuters walk through a subway station in Pyongyang yesterday.   (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

(Newser) – North Korea's military says it will launch "special actions" soon meant to wipe out conservative South Korean President Lee Myung-bak's administration. The army statement carried by state media Monday said the actions will last 3 to 4 minutes and be carried out "by unprecedented peculiar means and methods of our own style." It gave no more details. North Korea has issued a steady stream of harsh criticism against Lee and his government. Pyongyang says Lee insulted the North's recent celebrations of the birth centennial of national founder Kim Il Sung. (Read more North Korea stories.)

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