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Tension remains between rival Koreas


NORTH KOREA (WKOW) -- Rescuers found the burned bodies Wednesday of two islanders killed in a North Korean artillery attack. The civilian deaths marked a dramatic escalation of tensions between the rival Koreas.

The barrage on the tiny island of Yeonpyeong is the western waters near the Koreas' maritime border also killed two South Korean marines and wounded 18 others Tuesday in what U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called one of the "gravest incidents" since the Korean War.

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