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North, South Korea exchange fire across disputed western sea border, Seoul says
FoxNews.com ^ | 3-31-2014 | FoxNews.com

Posted on 03/30/2014 10:20:36 PM PDT by servo1969

South Korean Marines fired artillery shells across a disputed sea border Monday after North Korean shells from a live fire drill conducted by Pyongyang fell into the water south of the frontier, Seoul officials told the Associated Press.

No shells from either side were fired at any land or military installations, an official with South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said. He provided no other details and spoke on condition of anonymity because of office rules. There were no immediately reports of any injuries. However, residents of a South Korean island near the border said that they had been moved to emergency shelters during the firing.

Kang Myeong-sung, speaking from a shelter on Yeonpyeong island, which is in sight of North Korean territory, said that anxious islanders were huddled together in shelters. Kang said he didn't see any fighter jets, but he could hear the boom of artillery fire. In 2010, North Korean artillery killed four South Koreans on Yeonpyeong.

The exchange of fire followed Pyongyang's earlier, unusual announcement that it would conduct the drills, a move seen as an expression of Pyongyang's frustration at making little progress in its recent push to win outside aid.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: korea; nkorea; northkorea; obama
Thanks, Obama.
1 posted on 03/30/2014 10:20:36 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969

De empress be nekkid.


2 posted on 03/30/2014 10:23:52 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (FIGHT! FIGHT! SEVERE CONSERVATIVE AND THE WILD RIGHT!)
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To: servo1969


3 posted on 03/30/2014 10:34:13 PM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: servo1969

barky must have drawn a red line across the border


4 posted on 03/30/2014 10:38:36 PM PDT by rhinohunter (Freepers aren't booing -- they're shouting "Cruuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuz")
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To: servo1969

Shhhh.....Obama is sleeping. We’ll tell him after breakfast.


5 posted on 03/30/2014 11:28:15 PM PDT by matt04
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To: JoeProBono

Nice eraserhead hairdoo


6 posted on 03/30/2014 11:33:15 PM PDT by Ray76 (Profit from the mistakes of others, you'll never live long enough to make them all yourself.)
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To: JoeProBono

Kim’s havin a bad hair day.


7 posted on 03/31/2014 3:04:50 AM PDT by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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To: matt04

He’ll ‘read about it in the papers’.


8 posted on 03/31/2014 4:39:49 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: servo1969

Jut the Norks trying out a new fishing method and letting the South help pay for the shells is all...


9 posted on 03/31/2014 4:51:27 AM PDT by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: servo1969


10 posted on 03/31/2014 4:58:29 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: JoeProBono

Is that the sister we read about yesterday?


11 posted on 03/31/2014 5:01:34 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: JoeProBono

Trying to look like Giorgio from Ancient Aliens?

:D


12 posted on 03/31/2014 5:51:12 AM PDT by wastedyears (I'm a pessimist, I say plenty of negative things. Consider it a warning of sorts.)
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To: servo1969

Bow time!


13 posted on 03/31/2014 6:00:31 AM PDT by Phillyred
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To: wastedyears

Typical NK playbook—big international crisis erupts (ie, Crimea) and they get to felling left out and decide to stage a little tantrum. “Hey, looky here, America!”


14 posted on 03/31/2014 6:00:45 AM PDT by Arkansas Toothpick
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To: servo1969
Kerry says his next project is bringing peace to Korea.

Well why not, after bringing peace to Syria, solving the Pali-Israel conflict, getting Putin to walk back in the Crimea, and stomping out Global Warming he's got to do something.

15 posted on 03/31/2014 6:05:04 AM PDT by AU72
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To: servo1969

Sounds like NK aim was a little off, so SK showed them how it’s done. Don’t wake him up.


16 posted on 03/31/2014 6:53:31 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: servo1969

Kim Jong just placing his order in for more Burger Kings —


17 posted on 03/31/2014 7:04:59 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: servo1969

In the suprise attack, North Korea artillery is claiming to have killed more South Korean fish than South Korean artillery was able to kill.


18 posted on 03/31/2014 8:03:33 AM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: servo1969
"There were no immediately reports of any injuries."

So even Fox News has fired their editors?

19 posted on 03/31/2014 8:05:24 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: matt04

The world is unraveling because the US is voting present under Obama. Things are coming apart and the USA is on Obamian Cruise Control...


20 posted on 03/31/2014 8:48:10 AM PDT by Netz
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To: Netz

When it comes to North/South Korea then GOOD! We have no business babysitting South Korea. They can defend themselves.


21 posted on 03/31/2014 8:56:08 AM PDT by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: JoeProBono
The Madame Pompadour look really suits chubby murderous juvenile delinquent despots.
22 posted on 03/31/2014 9:13:46 AM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: servo1969

North Korea had better watch it, or else Obama will express deep concern.


23 posted on 03/31/2014 9:18:21 AM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: Netz

This is a fairly common occurrence in Korea. They are always trading rifle fire on the DMZ. Sometimes a few mortar rounds. No need to panic yet.


24 posted on 03/31/2014 9:21:13 AM PDT by USAF80
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To: mojito


25 posted on 03/31/2014 10:19:23 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

Punkboy looks “concerned”-—but he can’t out-concern our own Kenyan punk. Maybe we could have a cross-border concernoff? A really wide red line and golf club weapons of choice?


26 posted on 03/31/2014 12:28:20 PM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: servo1969

“Signs of earthquake off NKorea prompts nuke test fears...”

“Korea Turns Hot” - Drudge Report


27 posted on 03/31/2014 7:26:44 PM PDT by BeadCounter (morning glory evening grace)
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To: JoeProBono

Nobody ever walked into a barber shop and said, “Gimme the Kim Jung Un.”


28 posted on 03/31/2014 10:10:58 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't give up! The liberals are buggering and aborting themselves into extinction.)
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