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Republic of Korea Navy Fired Warning Shots at North Korean Patrol Boat
 
The Republic of Korea (ROK or South Korea) Navy fired warning shots at a DPRK (North Korean) patrol boat. According to the South Korean defense ministry, the patrol boat crossed the disputed Yellow Sea border just before 7am (2300 GMT Sunday). It “quickly retreated” at 7.15am after five warning shots were fired by a naval gun, a ministry official said.
The Republic of Korea (ROK or South Korea) Navy fired warning shots at a DPRK (North Korean) patrol boat. According to the South Korean defense ministry, the patrol boat crossed the disputed Yellow Sea border just before 7am (2300 GMT Sunday). It “quickly retreated” at 7.15am after five warning shots were fired by a naval gun, a ministry official said.
 
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Naval Forces News - South Korea, North Korea
 
 
 
Republic of Korea Navy Fired Warning Shots at North Korean Patrol Boat
 
The Republic of Korea (ROK or South Korea) Navy fired warning shots at a DPRK (North Korean) patrol boat. According to the South Korean defense ministry, the patrol boat crossed the disputed Yellow Sea border just before 7am (2300 GMT Sunday). It “quickly retreated” at 7.15am after five warning shots were fired by a naval gun, a ministry official said.
     
The Republic of Korea (ROK or South Korea) Navy fired warning shots at a DPRK (North Korean) patrol boat. According to the South Korean defense ministry, the patrol boat crossed the disputed Yellow Sea border just before 7am (2300 GMT Sunday). It “quickly retreated” at 7.15am after five warning shots were fired by a naval gun, a ministry official said.
A ROK Navy Gumdoksuri class patrol vessel opening fire. Picture: ROK Navy
     
The de-facto maritime boundary between the two Koreas — the Northern Limit Line — is not recognised by Pyongyang, which argues it was unilaterally drawn by US-led United Nations forces after the 1950-53 Korean War.

The incident comes a day after the North’s launch of a long-range rocket which raised tensions in the entire region.