Seoul claims multiple artillery fire from North Korea

North Korea fired several artillery rounds on Sunday between 8:07 am and 11:03 am local time, South Korea’s military said, in another show of force a day after leader Kim Jong Un vowed to increase the reclusive country’s military power.

The Joint Chiefs of Staff did not provide further details, but added that it had decided to issue a statement later in the night as the fire was of the traditional type, with relatively short range and low altitude.

The artillery fire comes as Kim on Saturday presented goals to increase the country’s military power and defense research to protect North Korea’s sovereign rights, as concluded by the Plenary Meeting of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea. WPF), held last week. .

With NDTV inputs

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