Tension: In the latest sign of rising animosity between the bitter rivals, South Korean officials said a North Korean vessel fired two artillery shells at one of its warships patrolling in the Yellow Sea (file image)
South Korea’s navy has fired warning shots after three North Korean patrol boats crossed the maritime border into its territory, it was revealed today. The North Korean boats crossed into the South Korean waters at the Yellow Sea boundary, known as Northern Limit Line, at around 4pm local time on Tuesday. The ships returned to the northern side after a South Korean naval vessel fired ten warning shots, an official with the South Korean Defense Ministry said. More