Skip to comments.N. Korea fires artillery towards S. Korean island, official says (houses destroyed, fire broke out)
Posted on 11/22/2010 10:44:16 PM PST by TigerLikesRooster
N. Korea fires artillery towards S. Korean island, official says
SEOUL, Nov. 23 (Yonhap) -- North Korea on Tuesday fired several rounds of artillery towards South Korean waters and an island near the tense west sea border, the South's military said.
The North's artillery shells fell at 2:34 p.m. in the South's waters off the island of Yeonpyeong, some of them landing directly on the island, said Col. Lee Bung-woo, spokesman at the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff. The South's military responded with its artillery firing.
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Thanks for keeping us updated on that side of the pond Tiger. FR is blessed having ya.
Just once. Just once, I wish I could see the look on Kimmy’s face if we hit back hard. He won’t be such a big man, then.
About 50 N. Korean shells landed on Yonpyong Island and its shore.
Houses destroyed and fire broke out.
Military reports that the shells were fired from Kaemori shore artillery base in N. Korea.
S. Korean military fired 30 shells in return.
A resident in the island said, in a telephone conversation with YTN(SK cable news network,) “50 shells landed near a village and military bases. The place is completely destroyed. Flames are everywhere and fire engines are putting out fire. Tens of houses were burned down.”
I guess the special emergency negotiations are going smoothly.
Geeesh! Anyone killed or hurt???
Uhhhhhhh, that looks bad.......
4 S. Korean marines wounded. some critical
2 S. Korean civilians wounded
Yep. In response to yesterday’s announcement by the South that they would introduce tactical nukes to counter advanced North Korean light water reactor nuclear processing plant revealed by Dr. Hecker and sat photographs.
Update: N. Korea fired some 130 shells from their shore artillery base. Apparently 50 of them landed on the island, destroying a village and military bases there.
I know his feeble heart beats furiously now. There goes his dream for inter-Korean Summit which he thought he can buy with half a million ton of rice.
Let us know when they announce ROK on extreme alert basis and if ROK retaliates on a DPRK asset near the DMZ.
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Some nation’s leaders on planet earth are just begging for a little “shock and awe”.
Sadly, they know this president will never do anything like that.
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