South Korea holds live-fire drills to defend islands on North Korea’s doorstep | NK News
June 23, 2024
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South Korea holds live-fire drills to defend islands on North Korea’s doorstep

Authorities advise residents not to go outside during exercises on repelling enemy landing and retaking border islands

South Korea kicked off live-fire military exercises on defending border islands against North Korean attack on Wednesday, warning residents to avoid going outside during the drills.

The exercises, led by the ROK Northwest Islands Defense Command, will run for three days through Friday and will involve multiple military branches, including the marines, navy and air operation commands and special operation command.

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