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South Korea sheds some Christmas light on North

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South Korean church groups have displayed Christmas lights near the tense border with North Korea, an official said on Sunday, despite concerns about a violent response from Pyongyang. 

South Korean Christians sing in front of a Christmas tree atop a military-controlled hill near the tense border with North Korea, in Gimpo, west of Seoul, on December 21, 2010. S.Korean church groups once again have displayed Christmas lights near the border, despite concerns about a violent response from Pyongyang.

Dozens of church leaders and followers put up the giant display -- featuring thousands of glittering light bulbs on a tree-shaped steel tower -- near the heavily-fortified border on Saturday, a defence ministry spokesman told AFP.

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