MAP OF THE DAY: How North Korean Artillery Could Level Seoul In Two Hours

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North Korea is known to have the world’s largest artillery force.

South Korea’s capital city is only 35 miles from the border.

Although the range of Kim Jong-il’s arsenal is fodder for debate, it’s certain the rogue dictator could hit Seoul with many shells in a matter of hours. He did take a few potshots last January. This threat is a key reason North Korea can bully its neighbour and stand up to US intervention.

Our Map Of The Day shows artillery range projections by an amateur researcher at

North Korea has the world's largest artillery force

And they're all aimed at Seoul

Most artillery sites won't reach Seoul... but at least 17 larger guns will

NK also has mobile artillery sites

NK artillery site can be hard to detect

There could be secret sites in the DMZ

You also have to watch out for tunnels through the DMZ

NK might lead with an electro magnetic pulse

Knocking out missile defence

And setting up for a nuclear attack

Meanwhile, NK has tons of AA guns

Pyongyang is a fortress

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