North, South Korea exchange fire across disputed western sea border, Seoul says

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South Korean Marines fired artillery shells across a disputed sea border Monday after North Korean shells from a live fire drill conducted by Pyongyang fell into the water south of the frontier, Seoul officials told the Associated Press.

There were no reports of any injuries.¬†Residents on front-line South Korean islands spent several hours in shelters during the firing, and officials temporarily halted ferry service linking the islands to the mainland. Kang Myeong-sung, speaking from a shelter on Yeonpyeong island, which is in sight of North Korean territory, said he didn’t hear any fighter jets but heard the boom of artillery fire.

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2 Responses to North, South Korea exchange fire across disputed western sea border, Seoul says

  1. Pingback: North Korea, South Korea Exchange Fire Near Border : 4UMF

  2. tayronachan says:

    Does this mean we won’t be bringing our troops home?

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