June 20, 2021

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S.Korean officials might be targets for assassination: NIS

Raising voters fear on North Korea is common practice before elections - expert

The ruling Saenuri Party and South Korean intelligence have reported the threat of a North Korean terror attack is increasing, with some sources even saying that South Korea’s four highest governmental officials may be targets for assassination.

However, observers and an opposition lawmaker said that the ruling party’s claim is aimed at increasing anxiety among voters to create a favorable political landscape before the April election.