South Korea cancels Yeonpyeong island drills
South Korea has cancelled plans to carry out a live-fire weaponry drill on the island North Korea bombard last week.

Seoul had deployed multiple rocket launchers and long-range howitzers on Yeonpyeong after last week's guns exchange, and population on the tiny island were warned earlier today to take sanctuary tomorrow morning.

Excluding South Korean military officials said later that plans to fire weaponry rounds into waters south-west of Yeonpyeong had been cancelled.

The military gave no reason for the annulment.

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