A South Korean soldier and his North Korean counterpart look at each other across the border
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South Korea raises alert with North to 'vital threat'

The South Korean government has raised its surveillance alert level amid fears the North is preparing for a missile test.

It is not the first time North Korea has tested medium range missiles during a period of tension.

But sources say the difference this time is that the missile is new, untested, and ready for launch.

Lucy Williamson reports from the North-South Korea border.

  • 10 Apr 2013
  • From the section Asia
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