Legislatin' South Korea Style!

A photo of last minute Christmas shoppers raiding a local Walmart? No, actually those are members of the South Korean parliament trying to force their way inside a conference room in the National Assembly Building!

Security staff and aides from the ruling party stood guard outside the room to keep opposition lawmakers away after the committee's GNP-affiliated chairman invoked his right to use force to "keep order" in parliamentary proceedings.

Scuffles broke out as dozens of opposition members and their aides attempted to push their way into the office. TV footage showed people from both sides shoving, pushing and shouting in a crowded hall at the National Assembly building amid a barrage of flashing cameras.

Opponents later used a sledgehammer and other construction tools to tear open the room's wooden doors, only to find barricades of furniture set up inside as a second line of defence.

Link (Photo: AFP/Getty)

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