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North Korea conducts large-scale artillery drills on anniversary - Yonhap
April 25, 2017 / 4:15 AM / 8 months ago

North Korea conducts large-scale artillery drills on anniversary - Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea conducted large-scale artillery exercises on Tuesday on the 85th anniversary of the foundation of its army, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported on Tuesday.

FILE PHOTO: A North Korean navy truck carries the 'Pukkuksong' submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father, Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File Photo

Yonhap, citing an unidentified South Korean government source, said there were signs North Korea’s military was carrying out large-scale, live-fire drills in areas around the city of Wonsan on its east coast.

South Korea’s defence ministry could not immediately confirm the report.

Reporting by Ju-min Park; Editing by Paul Tait

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