Tuesday, May 23, 2017

South Korea Fires On North Korean Drone When It Crossed The DMZ

Reuters: South Korea fires at suspected drone at border with North amid missile crisis

South Korea's military fired warning shots at a suspected drone from North Korea on Tuesday amid tension over Pyongyang's latest missile test which drew international condemnation and a warning from China.

The identity of the object remained unclear, the military said, but Yonhap news agency said it was possibly a drone, more than 90 shots were fired in return and it disappeared from radar screens.

The incursion came with tension already high on the Korean peninsula after the North's test-launch of a ballistic missile test on Sunday which Pyongyang said proved advances in its pursuit of building a nuclear-tipped weapon that can hit U.S. targets.

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More News On South Korea Firing On A North Korean Drone When It Crossed The DMZ

S. Korea fires shots at N. Korea after object crosses border -- USA Today/AP
South Korean troops open fire at 'unidentified projectile' that flew across the border from North Korea -- Daily Mail
North Korea fires object over South Korean border: report -- Sydney Morning Herald
Unidentified object flies from North Korea over border with South -- CNN
South Korea fires at North 'object' -- BBC
South Korea Fires Warning Shots at Flying Object From North -- Bloomberg
“Flying object” crosses Military Demarcation Line into South Korea: JCS -- NK News

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