South Korea to carry out live-fire drills on Monday: report

SEOUL (BestGrowthStock) – South Korea plans to carry out a planned firing drill from an island near the border with North Korea from Monday morning, domestic media quoted military officials as saying.

Officials at Seoul’s defense ministry could not immediately confirm the reports by Yonhap news agency and YTN cable news channel that cited unnamed officials. North Korea has threatened reprisals if the drill goes ahead.

(Reporting by Yoo Choonsik)

South Korea to carry out live-fire drills on Monday: report