South Korea broadcasts propaganda at North border

Loudspeakers play ‘K-pop’ music and propaganda critical of Kim Jong Un’s regime

South Korea resumes propaganda broadcasts against Pyongyang across the border using loudspeakers, a step that has angered North Korea in the past. Video: Reuters

South Korea broadcasted a high-decibel propaganda barrage across its border with North Korea on Friday in retaliation for its nuclear test, while the United States called on China to end “business as usual” with its ally.

The broadcasts, in rolling bursts from walls of loudspeakers at 11 locations along the heavily militarised border, blare rhetoric critical of the North Koran regime as well as “K-pop” music, ratcheting up tension between the rival Koreas.

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