June 03, 2023

South Korea scrambles aircraft after likely North Korean drones cross border

Military says it fired warning shots against intrusion, while local media report one ROK jet crashed while responding

This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates. (Last updated at 8:06 p.m. KST with reports on drone types and flight paths)

Multiple suspected North Korean drones entered ROK airspace near the western inter-Korean border on Monday morning, according to the South Korean military, which fired warning shots and scrambled helicopters and jets to shoot them down.