South Korea simulates attack on North’s nuke site after test

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In this photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, South Korea’s Hyunmoo II ballistic missile is fired during an exercise at an undisclosed location in South Korea, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. In South Korea, the nation’s military said it conducted a live-fire exercise simulating an attack on North Korea’s nuclear test site to “strongly warn” Pyongyang over the latest nuclear test. Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the drill involved F-15 fighter jets and the country’s land-based “Hyunmoo” ballistic missiles. The released live weapons “accurately struck” a target in the sea off the country’s eastern coast, the JCS said. (South Korea Defense Ministry via AP)

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Powerful US bomber flies over S. Korea as standoff deepens

A U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber flies over Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016. The powerful U.S. B-52 bomber flew low over South Korea on Sunday, a clear show of force from the United States as a Cold War-style standoff deepened between its ally Seoul and North Korea following Pyongyang’s fourth nuclear test. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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South Korea MERS virus outbreak ‘large and complex’: WHO

Military police wearing  masks take a visitors's temperature as a precaution against MERS, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, virus, at the Defense Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, June 9, 2015. South Korea believes cases of a MERS virus outbreak may have peaked, and experts say the next several days will be critical to determining whether the government’s belated efforts have successfully stymied a disease that has killed seven and infected nearly 100. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Military police wearing masks take a visitors’s temperature as a precaution against MERS, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, virus, at the Defense Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, June 9, 2015. South Korea believes cases of a MERS virus outbreak may have peaked, and experts say the next several days will be critical to determining whether the government’s belated efforts have successfully stymied a disease that has killed seven and infected nearly 100. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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South Korea to track cellphones to prevent MERS spread; fifth person dies

Tourists wearing masks to prevent themselves from contracting Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) arrive at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea, June 7, 2015. REUTERS/Park Ji-hye/News1

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Torrential Rain Wreaks Havoc in South Korea

Torrential Rain Havoc in Seoul , South Korea (Pictures)

Rescue workers remove a body from a collapsed house in Chuncheon, about 100 km (60 miles) east of Seoul, July 27, 2011. A landslide caused by torrential rain crashed into a South Korean mountain resort east of Seoul early on Wednesday, destroying four buildings, including two small hotels, and killing at least 10 people, officials said. REUTERS

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Trains collide in South Korea; 1 dead, dozens hurt

Photo: South Korea trains collide, killing one and injuring dozens / Other News

Photo: South Korea trains collide, killing one and injuring dozens.         Photo: en.trend.az

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Two passenger trains collided head-on in eastern South Korea on Tuesday, killing one passenger and injuring dozens, officials said.

Authorities are investigating what caused the crash, which occurred at about 6 p.m. in eastern Gangwon province, said Nam Young-woo, an official at the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.

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