August 27, 2014

North Korea transfers tanks, troops near South Korea to Chinese border areas

North Korea has reportedly transferred military units and major weapons platforms from the DMZ to border areas near China. Close to 100 tanks, a sniper brigade and several high-power rocket launchers have been moved away from the heavily fortified North Korean border with South Korea to a region along the Chinese border, according to media reports in Seoul. The area the units moved into is the formerly unfortified Ryanggang Province. (FULL STORY)
North Korean tanks in Pyongyang on July 27, 2013.   Reuters/Newsis
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