The armed forces of the DPRK began to shoot at the South Korean military positions in the Western part of the Demilitarized zone, where they were located which broadcasts propaganda in North Korean side speakers. South Korean artillery in response issued 10-Ki projectiles.
Between the military North and South Korea had a serious collision with heavy weapons. North Korea attacked a South Korean positions, where he was broadcasting propaganda loudspeakers, in response, they fired at a South Korean artillery.
Information about what to own attack used North Korea isn't. According to data from the Yonhap News Agency the attack caused the South Korean side no damage, moreover there are no victims. However, in response to the DPRK side were released "10 rounds", as authorities ordered the evacuation of the population from the dangerous area.
The Ministry of national defence of the Republic of Korea began to investigate the incident. It also became known that the troops of the powers were put on the highest alert, reports TASS. On the background of aggravation of the situation on the Peninsula on the stock exchanges of South Korea fell sharply, the exchange rate of the national currency against the dollar.
The relationship between the States escalated to dangerous levels after the conflict with the South Korean soldiers on August 4, two soldiers patrolling the Demilitarized zone received severe injuries after break min. the Investigation showed that the shells - North Korean production and were installed on the intended route of the patrol.
Then South Korea resumed suspended for 11 years the program of psychological warfare against nearby countries. On the North side via the loudspeakers began to broadcast South Korean news as well as news about the incident on 4 August incident.
The resumption of broadcasting - "only 1 step", announced the official Seoul. Pyongyang, moreover, on August 17, response began broadcasting propaganda, and later decided to impress the neighbors with military force. South Korea is also ready for a military escalation.
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