North Korea Marks Armistice Anniversary with Fireworks

North Korea on Sunday (July 27) commemorated the 61st anniversary of the end of the Korean War, with a huge fireworks display, lighting up the skies over Pyongyang. The North's state-run television, KRT, showed North Koreans gathering to watch the display. The Korean War started on June 25, 1950, when 90,000 communist North Korean troops launched a surprise attack on South Korea.

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