All posts tagged "NLL"

  • In this photo provided by the Ongjin County, residents of Yeonpyeong Island rest as they evacuate to a shelter on the island, South Korea, near the West Sea border with North Korea, Thursday, May. 22, 2014. North Korea fired into disputed waters near a South Korean warship Thursday, a Joint Chiefs of Staff officer said, in the latest sign of tension rising between the bitter rivals in recent weeks. (AP)
    North Korea fires at South Korean patrol boat

    By Jun Ji-hye   North Korea fired two artillery shells near a South Korean Navy boat on patrol south of the Northern Limit Line (NLL), the de facto inter-Korean maritime border in the West Sea, the Joint...

    • Posted May 22, 2014
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    North Korea conducts live fire drills near NLL

    By Kang Seung-woo North Korea conducted a live-fire drill near the Northern Limit Line (NLL), the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said Tuesday. “The firing began at 2 p.m., hours after it delivered a notification,” JCS spokesman...

    • Posted April 29, 2014
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  • South Korean marine LVT-7 landing craft sail to shores through smoke screens during the U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises called Ssangyong,  part of the Foal Eagle military exercises, in Pohang, South Korea, Monday, March 31, 2014.  South Korea said North Korea has announced plans to conduct live-fire drills near the rivals' disputed western sea boundary. The planned drills Monday come after an increase in threatening rhetoric from Pyongyang and a series of rocket and ballistic missile launches in an apparent protest against the annual military exercises by Seoul and Washington.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    Koreas exchange live fire near western sea border

    (Yonhap) — The two Koreas exchanged artillery fire across the western maritime border on Monday after the North staged a live-fire drill that sent artillery shells into southern waters and prompted the evacuation of South Korean islanders....

    • Posted April 1, 2014
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  • S. Korea seizes N. Korean fishing boat that strayed into its waters: military

    (Yonhap) — South Korea seized a North Korean fishing boat that crossed over the sea demarcation line that separates the two Koreas in the Yellow Sea, the military said Thursday. According to the Joint Chiefs of Staff...

    • Posted March 27, 2014
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