South Korean soldiers patrol along a barbed-wire fence at the Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea in April (AFP)

Seoul (IP) - North and South Korean troops exchanged fire along their tense border on Sunday, the South’s military said, blaming North Korean soldiers for targeting a guard post.

Iran Press/Asia: The Joint Chiefs of Staff in Seoul said in a statement that North Korean troops fired several bullets at a South Korean guard post inside the heavily fortified border. South Korea fired two rounds in response after issuing a warning broadcast, it said.

South Korea suffered no casualties, the military said, according to Associated Press.

It's unknown whether North Korea had any casualties. The North's official Korean Central News Agency hasn't reported the incident.


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