North Korea accuses South of plot to release snakes over the border

(From The Guardian)

North Korean border patrol guards have been ordered to capture snakes apparently released by South Korea to wreak havoc in its northern neighbor, sources have claimed.

Seoul releasing snakes in Yalu river

North Korean border patrol units have received orders to capture snakes before they crawl over the banks of the Yalu River to Ryanggang province

Pyongyang is said to have told the military that Seoul’s spy agency is behind the unseasonably high number of snakes in Ryanggang province, which borders China.

“Earlier this month, border patrol units received orders to capture snakes before they crawl over the banks of the Yalu River,” said a source in the province.

He added that the core message from Pyongyang was that South Korea’s National Intelligence Service was using the reptiles “as part of a ‘cunning scheme’ to challenge our unity”. Read More



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