South Korea to hold live fire drill near borderBy DPA, IANS
Friday, December 3, 2010
SEOUL - South Korea was planning to hold live-ammunition artillery drills along the islands near the disputed maritime border, military officials were quoted as saying Friday by Yonhap News Agency.
Seoul has pledged to toughen its stance against North Korea following the shelling of an island Nov 23, in which two South Korean soldiers and two civilians were killed.
The US Navy started week-long manoeuvres with Japan’s Self-Defense Force Friday, a day after concluding four days of maritime drills with the South Korean navy.
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