South Korea fires shells over North’s rocket attack
The South Korean government says its military has fired shells into North Korea in response to an earlier rocket attack from the North.
The South Korean Defense Ministry announced the news on state media on Thursday.
Earlier, South Korea’s official Yonhap news agency cited military sources who reportedly claimed that North Korea fired artillery shells on South Korea earlier in the day.
South Korea’s Defense Ministry added that it fired “tens” of 155 mm artillery rounds into what it called the source of where the rocket was reportedly fired from.