North, South Korea exchange fire; 2 marines killed
South Korea – North and South Korea exchange artillery fire Tuesday after the North shelled an island near their undecided sea boundary, killing at least two South Korean marines, setting dozens of building ablaze and distribution civilians fleeing for protection.

The skirmish began when Pyongyang warned the South to halt martial drills in the area, according to South Korean officials. When Seoul refuses, the North bombarded the small South Korean-held island of Yeonpyeong, which houses armed installation and small civilian inhabitants.

South Korea returns fire and dispatch combatant jets in answer, and said there could be large North Korean casualties as troop’s unleashed intense retaliatory fire. The supreme military control in Pyongyang in danger more strike if the South crosses their maritime border by "even 0.001 millimeter," according to the North's official Korean Central News group.

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