South Korean Troops Begin Lebanon Mission

[Yonhap News-South Korea] A contingent of South Korean troops are set to start their mission to monitor a cease-fire between the Israeli and Hizbullah forces in southern Lebanon as part of the UN peacekeeping forces, the Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said Friday. The unit of 350 South Korean soldiers includes combatants, engineers, medics and other supporting forces.

2007-08-10 01:00:00

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