- CNTV English - CCTV News

Ferry service resumed to Yeonpyeong island

11-25-2010 20:07 BJT Special Report:DPRK, S. Korea Exchange Fire |

Watch Video

Play Video

The first ferry has arrived at Yeonpyeong Island since the DPRK fired artillery shells at it killing at least two soldiers and two civilians.

Commercial ferry operations from Incheon Ferry Terminal to Yeonpyeong Island resumed on Thursday amid increased tension between North and South. The President of Goryeo Express Ferry, Hwang Seok-man, said services were resuming after officials were able to guarantee a safe passage.

Residents of Yeonpyeong were evacuated to Incheon, the largest seaport on the west coast.

Residents of Yeonpyeong Island and others wait for the departure of their ship
at Incheon port, west of Seoul, on Nov. 25, 2010, as the operation of the liner
service resumed on the day. The service had been suspended after North Korea
conducted a deadly artillery attack on the South Korean island in the Yellow
Sea on Nov. 23. (Kyodo)

Hot Videos view more

The celebrations are still continuing as the victorious coach, Joachim Loew, has been honored for his achievement in his hometown of Freiburg.
Germany coach Loew honored in hometown of Freiburg

Chinese men´s national team continued its preparations for next year´s Asian Cup, as they managed a one-all draw against visitors Jordan during a football friendly in Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China´s Heilongjiang Province.
China held to 1-1 draw by Jordan

The defending world champs came into the contest with a perfect 6-and-oh record, but they would be in for a tough first half before opening things up in the second.
USA beat Slovenia 119-76 in quarter-finals

Hot Stories more

UK authorities believe killer of James Foley is a British national

Across the UK the hunt is on for James Foley’s killer, who authorities believe is a British national. As Richard Bestic reports from London, Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer break to lead his government’s response.

Israeli war jets renews Gaza strike as truce talks stalled

Three Palestinians were killed and 40 others wounded in the intensive Israeli war jets´ airstrikes on the Gaza city on Tuesday night, shortly before an end of a 24-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip,

Missouri police arrest dozens after violent night

As the protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri turned violent with police facing ´heavy gunfire´ from some ´criminal elements´, cops fired tear gas, stun grenades and arrested 31 demonstrators on Monday night.

Picture in news more

More Video News

Choose TV Program