IP – North Korea fired about 130 artillery shells into eastern and western maritime buffer zones on Monday, violating a 2018 inter-Korean agreement designed to reduce border tensions.

Iran PressIran News: The South Korean military detected artillery firings, thought to involve multiple rocket launchers, from Kangwon province toward the Sea of Japan and South Hwanghae Province towards the Yellow Sea at 2:59 pm, according to the Yonhap news agency.

According to Seoul, the firings violate an inter-Korean agreement dated September 19, 2018, TASS reported.

DPRK firings come after South Korea and the United States conducted a joint land-based firing drill near the border in Cheorwon County in the middle of the peninsula on Monday.

Their drill will continue on Tuesday.


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