TIL In 1968 South Korea hatched a plan to assassinate Kim Il Sung that went terribly wrong: Recruits (petty criminals) snapped during intense training on a remote island, killed their trainers, hijacked and blew up a bus in Seoul, killing 15… In all 37 people killed, 7 missing and 30 wounded.

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  1. What a clusterfuck of an operation

    > Members of Unit 684 endured three years of exceptionally harsh training, during which seven members died

    Hardly surprising they mutinied.

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