South Korea raises terror alert following reported North Korea threat 

Voice of America News reports: “South Korea raised its terror alert level for five diplomatic missions Thursday, South Korean media reported, warning North Korea could attempt to attack South Korean diplomats overseas.

The reports said South Korea’s National Counter Terrorism Center raised the country’s terror watch level to ‘alert’ status, the second-highest level in the four-tier system, indicating a ‘high possibility of a terrorist attack.’

South Korean officials recently received intelligence that North Korea was planning to harm South Korean diplomats, the reports said, without disclosing the exact nature of the alleged threat.

The targeted diplomatic missions include South Korean embassies in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam, as well as consulates in the Far Eastern Russian city of Vladivostok and the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang…”

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