Tuesday, November 23, 2010

KOREA: On the Brink of War

Smoke rises from South Korea's Yeonpyeong Island after a North Korean shelling

In the most serious escalation of military conflict since the Korean War ended in 1953, North Korean artillery bombarded a South Korean island. The action prompted return fire from South Korea. Two South Korean soldiers were killed, and 15 wounded, along with several civilian injuries.