November 29, 2023

N. Korea conducts live fire drills near western maritime border

Artillery exercise comes amid mounting tensions on the peninsula

North Korea conducted live fire drills in two areas close to the disputed western maritime border between the South and the North on Tuesday, the Yonhap news agency reported.

The exercise, taking place near the Northern Limit Line (NLL) in the Yellow Sea, commenced at 2 p.m. local time, only hours after the South had been given advance notice of the drill.