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Seoul says N.Korea's shelling an "intentional attack"

South Korea's defence ministry said on Tuesday that North Korea's firing of artillery shells was a clear violation of an armistice between the two countries, and said Pyongyang had planned the shelling intentionally.

world Updated: Nov 23, 2010 15:44 IST

South Korea's defence ministry said on Tuesday that North Korea's firing of artillery shells was a clear violation of an armistice between the two countries, and said Pyongyang had planned the shelling intentionally.

"This is an intentional and planned attack...and it is clearly in violation of the armistice," Lee Hong-ki, South Korea's defence ministry official, told reporters.