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South Korea:Water Subdued, May As Tensions

Categories: East Asia, North Korea, South Korea, Disaster, Politics, War & Conflict

The annual torrential rain swept over the country and brought a faint hope on the Inter-Korean relations. South Korea's Yonhap reported [1] that as North Korea had informed South prior to it's dam water release into the Imjin River that flows to its Southern neighbor, experts are carefully deciphering it as a gesture aimed at thawing the Inter-Korean tension, a different move from the last year's unwarned water release that killed six South Koreans. The South Korean government warned people not to over-interpretate a single incident.