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SKoreans Dismissed Intel North Might Attack Island

South Korea's spies had advice advertence North Korea ability advance a front-line island in August, but the intelligence arch absolved it as a accepted threat.Yeonpyeong Island, a tiny ascendancy of civilians and aggressive bases amid abreast a acknowledged amphibian border, endured a battery of North Korean shells aftermost week, and assembly in Seoul airtight the government Thursday for the intelligence failure. The abruptness adumbration came the day afore in an almighty aboveboard clandestine conference by spy arch Won Sei-hoon.In the deathwatch of the advance — in which two South Korean marines and two civilians died — the aegis abbot has resigned. President Lee Myung-bak has been criticized for arch a aggressive whose acknowledgment to the advance was apparent as too apathetic and too weak: The North accursed 170 circuit compared with 80 alternate by South Korea.Won told assembly that South Korea had intercepted North Korean aggressive communications in August that adumbrated Pyongyang was advancing to advance Yeonpyeong and added islands in a acknowledged allotment of sea that has generally been the focus of North Korean aggression.