Cops to Seek Attempted Murder Charge in Envoy Attack

South Korean police plan to seek charges of attempted murder, national security violation and violence on a foreign mission against the man accused of attacking a U.S. ambassador with a knife, NBC News reported. Kim Ki-jong, 55, is accused of slashing the ambassador, Mark Lippert, in the face and arms in Seoul Thursday. Police said Kim, who has visited North Korea seven times from 1997 to 2007 and shouted that the two countries should be unified as he lunged at Lippert, was angry about joint military exercises by South Korean and U.S. troops. As Kim was led from the police station en route to the courthouse Friday, he shouted, " I am sick," and "I have no relations with the North Korea."

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