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S. Korean fishing boat goes missing amid tension with N. Korea

All Headlines 18:12 August 08, 2010

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Yonhap) -- A South Korean fishing boat has gone missing in the East Sea, an official said Sunday, amid tension between the divided Koreas over naval exercises in the Yellow Sea.

The North has threatened physical retaliation for the five-day maritime exercises the South is holding in the Yellow Sea in a show of force after its warship sank in an attack blamed on Pyongyang.

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