North Korea has long succeeded in committing crimes ranging from kidnapping to murder with little consequence as the West tries to avoid a full-out war in Asia. That may get increasingly difficult after both South Korean and U.S. officials confirmed that North Korea likely sank the warship Cheonan (Pohang-class corvette) with a torpedo.
Experts believe that North Korea used a torpedo to produce a close-range, external explosion that sank the vessel with a “bubble jet.”
Forty sailors are confirmed dead and six crew members are still missing.
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