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South Korea to hold naval firing drills

Posted By admin On December 26, 2010 @ 3:39 am In World News | Comments Disabled

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Sunday, December 26, 2010

South Korea plans to hold a fresh round of naval firing drills at 23 locations around the Korean Peninsula, excluding areas near the disputed sea border with North Korea.

“This is part of a regular practice involving army, naval and air forces… and the state-run Agency for Defense Development will also conduct ammunition tests off the west coast,” a spokesman for the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff told AFP on Sunday.

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The drills will be held around the Korean peninsula from December 27 to 31, the report added.

Last week, the South staged a live-fire artillery exercise on Yeonpyeong Island, lasting about two hours.

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