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Warning shots exchanged between Koreas along sea border amid tensions

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South Korea holds amphibious combat drills following North’s provocations
South Korea holds amphibious combat drills following North's provocations – Oct 26, 2022

The rival Koreas say they’ve exchanged warning shots along near their disputed western sea boundary.

South Korea‘s military says its navy fired warning shots to repel a North Korean merchant ship that it says violated the sea boundary early Monday.

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North Korea fires 2 missiles toward eastern waters after US, South Korea military drills

North Korea’s military said it’s responded by firing 10 rounds of artillery shells as a warning to South Korea.

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There were no reports of clashes between the Koreas.

The incident comes amid heightened tensions over North Korea’s recent barrage of missile tests.

 

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