Hirunews Logo
North+Korea+plans+live-fire+drill%2C+South+vows+%22strong%22+response
Tuesday, 29 April 2014 - 13:09
North Korea plans live-fire drill, South vows "strong" response
20

Shares
2,433

Views
North Korea announced a live-fire drill near its maritime border with South Korea today, prompting Seoul to vow a "strong" response after a similar exercise a month ago triggered an artillery exchange.

South Korean fishing vessels were told to stay away from the area and local officials on the border islands of Yeonpyeong and Baengnyeong said residents were advised to take precautions.

North Korea carried out a similar drill on March 31 during which a number of shells dropped into South Korean waters.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
433 Views
352 Views
3,377 Views
8,589 Views
12,052 Views
53,642 Views
Top