North and South Korea trade live fire over sea border

North Korea and South Korea trade live fire across their disputed maritime border Monday. Seoul said Pyongyang fired more than a hundred rounds into South Korea’s waters. North Korea regularly conducts live-fire drills but, in an unusual move, notified the South of Monday’s exercise in advance. South Korean Defense Ministry spokesman Wi Yong-Seop said it indicates the North’s “hostile intention.” Wi added, “The aim is to threaten us and rack up tension on the Yellow Sea border and the overall Korean peninsula.”

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