Skip to comments.North, South Korea exchange fire across disputed western sea border, Seoul says
Posted on 03/30/2014 10:20:36 PM PDT by servo1969
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.
No shells from either side were fired at any land or military installations, an official with South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said. He provided no other details and spoke on condition of anonymity because of office rules. There were no immediately reports of any injuries. However, residents of a South Korean island near the border said that they had been moved to emergency shelters during the firing.
Kang Myeong-sung, speaking from a shelter on Yeonpyeong island, which is in sight of North Korean territory, said that anxious islanders were huddled together in shelters. Kang said he didn't see any fighter jets, but he could hear the boom of artillery fire. In 2010, North Korean artillery killed four South Koreans on Yeonpyeong.
The exchange of fire followed Pyongyang's earlier, unusual announcement that it would conduct the drills, a move seen as an expression of Pyongyang's frustration at making little progress in its recent push to win outside aid.
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De empress be nekkid.
barky must have drawn a red line across the border
Shhhh.....Obama is sleeping. We’ll tell him after breakfast.
Nice eraserhead hairdoo
Kim’s havin a bad hair day.
He’ll ‘read about it in the papers’.
Jut the Norks trying out a new fishing method and letting the South help pay for the shells is all...
Is that the sister we read about yesterday?
Trying to look like Giorgio from Ancient Aliens?
Typical NK playbook—big international crisis erupts (ie, Crimea) and they get to felling left out and decide to stage a little tantrum. “Hey, looky here, America!”
Well why not, after bringing peace to Syria, solving the Pali-Israel conflict, getting Putin to walk back in the Crimea, and stomping out Global Warming he's got to do something.
Sounds like NK aim was a little off, so SK showed them how it’s done. Don’t wake him up.
Kim Jong just placing his order in for more Burger Kings —
In the suprise attack, North Korea artillery is claiming to have killed more South Korean fish than South Korean artillery was able to kill.
So even Fox News has fired their editors?
The world is unraveling because the US is voting present under Obama. Things are coming apart and the USA is on Obamian Cruise Control...
When it comes to North/South Korea then GOOD! We have no business babysitting South Korea. They can defend themselves.
North Korea had better watch it, or else Obama will express deep concern.
This is a fairly common occurrence in Korea. They are always trading rifle fire on the DMZ. Sometimes a few mortar rounds. No need to panic yet.
Punkboy looks “concerned”-—but he can’t out-concern our own Kenyan punk. Maybe we could have a cross-border concernoff? A really wide red line and golf club weapons of choice?
“Signs of earthquake off NKorea prompts nuke test fears...”
“Korea Turns Hot” - Drudge Report
Nobody ever walked into a barber shop and said, “Gimme the Kim Jung Un.”