Kim Yo Jong says North Korea ‘deceived’ South with fake artillery drills | NK News
July 20, 2024

Kim Yo Jong says North Korea ‘deceived’ South with fake artillery drills

Seoul dismisses claim about firing on Saturday as ‘psychological warfare,’ says Pyongyang conducted more drills Sunday

Kim Yo Jong said the North Korean military “deceived” South Korea into believing the DPRK conducted artillery drills on Saturday and thus “exposed” problems with the ROK’s detection abilities, according to a statement released via state media on Sunday.

The North Korean leader’s sister insulted South Korean military authorities for believing explosive charges were artillery drills and said the ROK made false alerts and “lied” to the public about projectiles landing in a “buffer zone” north of the maritime Northern Limit Line (NLL) in the Yellow Sea (West Sea).

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