U.S, South Korea War Games To Go On After Deadly North Korea Shelling [UPDATE: South Korean Military Reports Artillery Fire]

YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea — The U.S. and South Korea launched joint war games Sunday as a top official from North Korea’s ally China met South Korea’s president in a bid to calm tensions after a deadly North Korean artillery attac…

YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea — The U.S. and South Korea launched joint war games Sunday as a top official from North Korea’s ally China met South Korea’s president in a bid to calm tensions after a deadly North Korean artillery attack last week.

Hours after the drills began, residents of the South Korean island targeted by last week’s barrage were ordered to evacuate to shelters after the military heard fresh artillery fire north of the disputed western sea border. None of the rounds landed on the island, and authorities later lifted the evacuation order.

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