S Korea has military festival as N Korea rulers mark anniversary

South Korea has launched an annual military festival which they expect will attract at least one million visitors.

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    South Korea has launched an annual military festival which they expect will attract at least one million visitors.

    Meanwhile, North Korea is marking the 72nd anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers' Party.

    There are concerns the regime might use the day for another missile test, which could further tensions with its southern neighbour.

    Al Jazeera's as Rob McBride reports.


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