September 27, 2023

North and South exchange small-arms fire

N. Korean soldiers approach demarcation line, prompting warning shots

North and South Korean soldiers exchanged small arms fire in demilitarized zone in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, on Sunday afternoon, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said, according to the Yonhap News Agency. No casualties were reported.

A group of North Korean soldiers approached close to the military demarcation line at about 8:10 a.m. and the South Korean military broadcast a verbal warning.