Report: North Korea sought to shoot down chopper carrying S. Korea's defense chief

August 2011
East-Asia-Intel Reports;8/17/2011, p4
The article focuses on North Korea's military plot to shoot down a helicopter carrying South Korea's Defence Minister Kim Kwan-Jin. The Seoul's intelligence agencies investigated if the attempt was actually made to shot the minister and how the information about his tour was revealed which was very near to the North's guard posts. As stated by Seoul's Yonhap News Agency, the attempt was made to kill him as he pledged to make a strong military retaliation against North Korea.


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