28 Feb '17, 12pm

'No to #THAAD': S. Koreans protest, sue #military over US missile deployment plan

'No to #THAAD': S. Koreans protest, sue #military over US missile deployment plan

Demonstrators holding signs and chanting slogans gathered in front of the Seoul headquarters of retail giant Lotte on Tuesday to protest its deal with the South Korean government. The agreement, signed between the two sides on Tuesday, will see the company trade its golf course for military-owned land near the capital, with the golf course becoming the future home of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system. THAAD is an advanced system designed to intercept short, medium, and intermediate-range ballistic missiles during their terminal flight phase. Equipped with long-range radar, it is believed to be capable of intercepting North Korea’s intermediate-range ballistic missiles. The Tuesday protest comes as Yonhap news agency reported that the military would be using helicopters to bring in barbed wire fencing to close off the golf course after weeks of daily pr...

Full article: https://www.rt.com/news/378881-thaad-protests-south-korea/

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