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N. Korea hits out at South-US army drill

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North Korea's top military body lashed out Thursday at an ongoing South Korea-US army drill, warning that it could compromise a recent easing of military tensions on the Korean peninsula. 

A South Korean soldier takes part in an anti-terror drill during South Korea-US joint exercises, on August 21, 2013. The North has criticised the annual drill, saying it could compromise a recent easing of military tensions on the peninsula.

The criticism from the North's National Defence Commission marked the first high-level rebuke of the 10-day Ulchi Freedom Guardian joint exercise, which ends on Friday.

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