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ROK fires shots after DPRK shell lands near border

08-10-2011 18:32 BJT

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The South Korean Navy says it has fired shots, after a shell presumably fired by the DPRK fell near the disputed western sea border.

The Navy added it heard the sound of shelling, and fired three shots in response. According to the Joint Chiefs of Staff, South Korea is keeping tabs on the DPRK, which might have been engaged in routine drills. The DPRK shelled a South Korean island near the disputed sea border last November, killing four South Koreans.

Pyongyang said the incident was provoked by a drill held by Seoul.

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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