US ambassador to South Korea was targeted to protest military drills, police say

March 13, 2015 4:30 AM

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US ambassador to South Korea was targeted to protest military drills, police say

March 13, 2015: South Korean conservative activists with the flags of South Korean and the United States stage a rally denouncing the attack on U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert. South Korean police said Friday that an anti-U.S. arrested last week for allegedly stabbing Lippert had intended to kill the envoy to highlight his protest against ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills. (Ahn Young-joon)

SEOUL, South Korea – An anti-U.S. activist arrested last week for allegedly stabbing U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert had intended to kill the envoy to highlight his protest against ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills, police said Friday.

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