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S. Korea Fires at N. Korea Patrol Boat

South Korea’s navy fired warning shots Thursday after a North Korean patrol boat entered waters controlled by the South, the South Korean military said. The incident on the tense western sea border between the two Koreas came a day after North Korea accused South Korean war ships of frequently intruding into communist waters and warned of a possible naval skirmish. The North Korean navy boat sailed 990 yards into waters controlled by the South on Thursday but turned back after 10 minutes when a South Korean war ship fired four warning shots, said a spokesman at the South Korean military’s Office of Joint Chiefs of Staff. The two sides had no more hostile exchanges, the spokesman said, speaking on customary condition of anonymity. When the warning shots were fired, the ships from the opposing sides were about 8 miles apart, he said. Full Story

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