October 1, 1996 in Nation/World

South Korean Troops Kill Another Intruder

Compiled From Wire Services

South Korean troops killed another North Korean Monday in their hunt for the communist intruders who came ashore after their submarine ran aground two weeks ago.

Twenty-two North Korean agents have died since the submarine ran aground - South Korean officials say 11 of them may have been shot by their comrades - and South Korean officials believe more are still at large. One was captured.

Deputy Prime Minister Kwon O-kie told Parliament on Monday that North Korea would “pay the price” for its incursion.

Four South Korean soldiers have been killed in the 12-day hunt for the intruders. Officials fear that some of the agents have slipped through their cordon of 60,000 soldiers.

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