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Posted on Nov 23, 2010 in History News

North Korea Shells Island, South Korea Responds

By Gerald D. Swick

North Korean artillery reportedly fired dozens of rounds onto a populated South Korean island, setting homes on fire and injuring at least two civilians. South Korea scrambled F-16 fighter jets and returned fire.

Click here to read a BBC report by diplomatic correspondent Jonathan Marcus.

Click here to see The New York Timesinteractive timeline of the North Korean Challenge since 1993.

Click here to view a Reuters video.

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