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Seoul attacks Pyongyang for emptying a dam along the inter-Korean border without warning

August 6, 2020

South Korean President Moon Jae In took action against the North Korean authorities on Thursday for emptying a dam near the inter-Korean border without notifying Seoul beforehand.

During a visit to Gunnam Dam, located a few kilometers from North Korea’s Hwanggang Dam on the Imjin River, Moon complained that the emptying of the dam resulted in evacuations in the northern Gyeonggi region due to the dangerous and sudden wave. from the water.

The incident happened earlier this week when North Korea opened the locks on the Hwanggang Dam and significantly increased the flow of the Imjin River into the Yellow Sea.

Seoul attacks Pyongyang for emptying a dam along the inter-Korean border without warningSeoul attacks Pyongyang for emptying a dam along the inter-Korean border without warning

“If North Korea had informed us of its plans, it would have allowed us to control the water level at Gunnam Dam,” said the president, “it is a pity that this was not the case.” Therefore, he stressed that the two countries in the country had agreed to exchange this type of information.

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