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Joint funeral for two civilians who died during the N. Korea shelling of Yeonpyeong Island

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Bae Bok-soon, right, an older sister of Bae Bok-chul, cries during the funeral for the two civilians who died when North Korea shelled Yeonpyeong Island on November 23, in Incheon, west of Seoul, Dec. 6. North Korea fired dozens of artillery shells at the border island in November, killing two civilians, Bae Bok-chul was one the two, and two South Korean soldiers in the heaviest attack on its neighbor since the Korean War ended in 1953.

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Relatives of the two civilians who died when North Korea shelled Yeonpyeong Island on November 23, cry during their joint funeral, in Incheon, west of Seoul, Dec. 6.


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Bae Bok-Soon, center, an older sister of Bae Bok-Chul who was killed by North Korea's artillery attack, cries as she follows his coffin during a funeral ceremony for the two civilians who died when North Korea shelled Yeonpyeong Island, at a hospital in Incheon, west of Seoul, Dec. 6.

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Bae Bok-soon, elder sister of Bae Bok-chul, 60, cries as she holds a coffin during the funeral for the two civilians who died when North Korea shelled Yeonpyeong Island on November 23, in Incheon, west of Seoul, Dec. 6.

Jo Yong-hak / Reuters

South Korean marines pay a silent tribute for the two civilians who died when North Korea shelled Yeonpyeong Island on November 23, during their joint funeral, in Incheon, west of Seoul Dec. 6.

Such tragic images. Read more about the tensions in the Koreas here.