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Posted : 2010-11-23 15:11
Updated : 2010-11-23 15:11

N. Korea fires artillery into border island of Yeonpyeong-do



Dozens of North Korean artillery shells landed on a South Korean border island in the West Sea Tuesday, damaging 60-70 homes, reports said.

South Korean troops fired back, the defense ministry said.

A South Korean official said artillery shells landed on Yeonpyeong Island.

The firing came amid North Korea's claim that it has a new uranium enrichment facility.


북한이 연평도에 해안포 수십발을 쏴 60~70가구가 피해를 입었으며, 민간인 2명이 부상에 산불도 일어 났다.

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