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South Korea Says It May Be Terrorist Target

Agents linked to Al Qaeda visited the nation to scout U.S. facilities, according to officials citing a classified report. A number of agents connected to Osama bin Laden’s Al Qaeda terrorist network have visited South Korea to scout potential U.S. targets for attack, officials here said. One of the more worrisome instances involved a Pakistani who arrived from Manila earlier this year and has since left South Korea, said Hahm Seung Hee, a member of the National Assembly’s intelligence committee. Hahm cited a classified intelligence report that was presented to the committee this week by the National Intelligence Service. He said the agency also suspected that one or two South Koreans might have assisted the suspected terrorists. “Our feeling is that these terror groups moved from the Middle East into western Asia and Southeast Asia and now into eastern Asia,” Hahm said in a telephone interview Tuesday. “We have to strengthen security at our ports and [take] other counter-terrorist measures.” Full Story

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