North Korea Accuses South Of Engaging In 'Psychological Warfare' Via Christmas Lights (PICTURE)

24/12/2012 12:44 | Updated 24 December 2012

North Korea has accused South Korea of engaging in "psychological warfare" via the volatile medium of Christmas lights.

The tower of lights, situated in Kimpho City, was illuminated on December 22 and will stay lit until January 2. It was erected "as requested by a religious organisation" and can evidently be seen from the North Korea border.

south korea christmas tower

'Psychological warfare': South Korea's Christmas lights can be seen from the North of the country

It also described the tower as "a crafty artifice to escape public criticism at home and abroad" and warned darkly: "No one can vouch in the light of what the Lee group is now doing that it will not orchestrate a shocking incident in the year-end."

The newspaper points out North Korea allows sanctioned churches, but many associate Christianity with foreign interference.

There were similar tensions last year when Seoul allowed a church group to hang lights on Christmas tree towers two miles from the border.

You probably shouldn't have Christmas lights like this if your house is visible from the North Korean border:

Tacky Christmas Decorations

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