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N. Korea patrol boat violated maritime border: South

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A North Korean patrol boat repeatedly crossed the disputed Yellow Sea border with the South in an apparent show of force at the start of South Korea-US military drills, Seoul's defence ministry said Tuesday. 

File photo taken on May 30, 2013 shows a US tank crossing a river during a South Korea-US military drill in the border city of Yeoncheon, near Seoul

The incursion took place three times overnight Monday and at one point the North Korean naval vessel had reached two nautical miles inside the South side of the border.

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