North and South Korea trade live fire over sea border

Rappler.com

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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