S. Korea Soldier Sentenced to Death for Killing 5 Comrades

February 3, 2015 6:22 AM

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A South Korean soldier was sentenced to death penalty Tuesday for killing five comrades in a shooting spree last year, the Defense Ministry said.

Shooting rampages by bullied soldiers are not unusual in South Korea, which requires all able-bodied men to serve about two years in the military in the face of threats from North Korea.

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