North Korea Attacks South Korea

north korean missles getty photos North Korea Attacks South Korea

North and South Korea exchanged artillery fire Tuesday after the North shelled an island near their disputed sea border, killing at least two South Korean marines, setting dozens of buildings ablaze and sending civilians fleeing for shelter.

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon iscondemning North Korea’s artillery attack by South Korea’sYeongpyeong Island and is conveying his concerns to the SecurityCouncil’s president.     Ban said Tuesday that the attack was “one of the gravestincidents since the end of the Korean War.”     British Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant, whose country holds thecouncil presidency, says there has not been a formal request for ameeting on the matter.Here is raw video of the attack from the Associated Press.


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