To punish Kim Jong Un, South Korea shuts down industrial zone in North

February 10, 2016 12:20 PM

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SEOUL — South Korea abruptly shut down an industrial complex located just over the border in North Korea on Wednesday, cutting off a major source of income for the regime in Pyongyang as punishment for its “extremely provocative” nuclear and rocket tests.

In an unusually harshly worded statement, the Seoul flatly accused the North of using money earned from inter-Korean projects for its nuclear and missile programs.

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