Tensions are still on the rise between North and South Korea. Since the North's launch of a long-range missile earlier this month, the South has halted all operations at a jointly run factory park in Kaesong, a Northern city close to the border. North Korea, already impoverished, has lost a massive source of currency without the factory.
Click through the slideshow above for a rare look inside both the Demilitarized Zone and Kaesong, North Korea, during the recent conflicts.
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