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Monday, March 23, 2015

Defense bolstered five years after Cheonan sinking

Cheonan FSFive years after North Korea’s torpedo attack on the corvette Cheonan, the South Korean Navy has expressed full confidence in its enhanced capabilities to counter another provocation by the communist state and make up for the tragedy that killed 46 sailors.

The incident took place in the West Sea near the Northern Limit Line, a de facto sea border, at 9:22 p.m. on March 26, 2010.

A South Korea-led multinational probe team has concluded that a midget submarine torpedoed the 1,200-ton patrol ship ― a conclusion that Pyongyang has denied.

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