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Category:Axe Murder Incident

English: The Axe Murder Incident was the killing of two United States Army officers by North Korean soldiers on August 18, 1976 in the Joint Security Area (JSA) located in the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which forms the de facto border between North and South Korea. The killings and the response three days later (Operation Paul Bunyan) heightened tensions between North and South Korea as well as their respective allies, China and the United States.
한국어: 판문점 도끼 사건은 남한에서는 판문점 도끼 만행 사건, 북한에서는 8.18판문점 도끼 살인사건이라고 부르는 사건으로 1976년 8월 18일 판문점 인근 공동경비구역 내에서 미루나무 가지치기 작업을 감독하던 미군 장교 2명이 북한군 군인의 도끼에 맞아 즉사한 사건이다.

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