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South Korean military sharpens reflexes on divided peninsula

South Korean soldiers patrol along the military fence, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Yeoncheon, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Seoul January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

South Korean soldiers patrol along the military fence, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Yeoncheon, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Seoul January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

South Korean soldiers patrol along the military fence, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Yeoncheon, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Seoul January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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South Korean soldiers patrol along the military fence, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Yeoncheon, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Seoul January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

South Korean soldiers patrol along the military fence, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Yeoncheon, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Seoul January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

South Korean soldiers patrol along the military fence, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Yeoncheon, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Seoul January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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South Korean soldiers patrol along the military fence, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Yeoncheon, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Seoul January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

South Korean soldiers patrol along the military fence, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Yeoncheon, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Seoul January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

South Korean soldiers patrol along the military fence, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Yeoncheon, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Seoul January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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South Korean soldiers patrol along the military fence, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Yeoncheon, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Seoul January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

South Korean soldiers patrol along the military fence, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Yeoncheon, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Seoul January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

South Korean soldiers patrol along the military fence, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Yeoncheon, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Seoul January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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A South Korean soldier watches the North at a guard post, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Yeoncheon, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Seoul January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A South Korean soldier watches the North at a guard post, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Yeoncheon, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Seoul January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A South Korean soldier watches the North at a guard post, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Yeoncheon, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Seoul January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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A South Korean soldier patrols along the military fence, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Yeoncheon, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Seoul January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A South Korean soldier patrols along the military fence, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Yeoncheon, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Seoul January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A South Korean soldier patrols along the military fence, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Yeoncheon, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Seoul January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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South Korean soldiers go up the stairs at a guard post, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Yeoncheon, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Seoul January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

South Korean soldiers go up the stairs at a guard post, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Yeoncheon, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Seoul January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

South Korean soldiers go up the stairs at a guard post, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Yeoncheon, about 65 km (40 miles) north of Seoul January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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