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South Korea: see GanghwaGanghwa,
or Kanghoa
, administrative district (1995 pop. 64,746), 163 sq mi (422 sq km), of Incheon (Inchon) city, consisting of 29 islands in the Yellow Sea (or West Sea) off NW South Korea.
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26, 1876, known as the Treaty of Ganghwa Island, did not state territorial demarcation.
Some 200 South Korean Marines and some 20 American service personnel stationed in Japan participated in the exercise in waters off Ganghwa Island in the Yellow Sea, where they sneaked into virtual camps of enemies, attacked targets and escaped from the sites, Seoul-based Yonhap News Agency reported, citing South Korea's Marine Corps.
The shooting at a barracks on Ganghwa island, west of Seoul and near the tense sea border with North Korea, left four soldiers dead and one injured.
The latest shooting spree at a Marine post on Ganghwa Island is utterly shocking.
The suspect in the arson at the Namdaemun gate, identified only by his family name, Chae, was arrested yesterday on Ganghwa Island, west of Seoul.
Dongmak Beach on Ganghwa Island, Incheon, has endless mudflats, which is said to be one of the world's biggest in terms of size and abundance of marine life.
The corporal was on duty at Ganghwa island west of Seoul, a ministry spokesman said, adding the incident only involved South Korean forces.