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South Korea activists launch leaflets, DVDs into North

Published on Mar 25, 2014 2:58 PM

SEOUL (AFP) - South Korean activists launched about 600,000 anti-North Korean leaflets across the border on Tuesday, a move that will anger Pyongyang which insists Seoul should forcibly prevent such events.

The leaflets were sent with helium balloons from a park in the border town of Paju by a North Korean defector group to mark the sinking of a South Korean warship four years ago.

The naval corvette Cheonan sank with the loss of 46 lives on March 26, 2010 near the disputed Yellow Sea border.

The South accused a North Korean submarine of torpedoing the ship - a charge Pyongyang has angrily denied.

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