May 28, 2023

North Korean soldiers fired on South Korean guard post at DMZ, Seoul says

No casualties reported in brief exchange of fire, South Korean military says

Update at 15:05 KST (May 3) and 10:50 KST (May 4): this article has been updated to include details from a background briefing by South Korean officials and Ministry of National Defense (MND) regular briefing.

North Korean soldiers opened fire on a South Korean guard post (GP) along the central front of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) early on Sunday morning, Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said in a statement.