South Korea reports gunshots at DMZ

Several gunshots from North Korea hit a South Korean guard post inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on Sunday, prompting the South to fire back.

South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported that according to the Joint Chiefs of Staff, South Korean soldiers on guard duty at the unit in the central border town of Cheorwon heard gunshots at around 7:41 a.m.

In accordance with the response manual, South Korea’s military then fired back and issued broadcast warnings. No casualties or damage to South Korean facilities were reported.

Source: VOV5

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