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N. Korean leader threatens strike on South island

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has issued a detailed threat to "wipe out" a small South Korean island in a further escalation of already elevated military tensions on the Korean peninsula. 

This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on March 10, 2013 shows leader Kim Jong-Un watching an archery game. Kim has issued a detailed threat to "wipe out" a small South Korean island in a further escalation of already elevated military tensions on the Korean peninsula.

In a visit Monday to border artillery units, Kim identified Baengnyeong Island on the South side of the disputed maritime frontier as a priority target in the event of conflict.

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