Rising Tensions: Now We Know What Caused South Korea to Fire Warning Shots at North Korea

Rising Tensions: Now We Know What Caused South Korea to Fire Warning Shots at North Korea


South Korea revealed why its military fired warning shots at North Korean soldiers over the weekend.

The South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff alleged that a group of North Korean soldiers crossed the militarized border on Sunday, according to the Associated Press.

In response, South Korean soldiers fired warning shots in their direction.

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The South Korean soldiers also issued warning broadcasts. The actions proved enough for the North Korean personnel to turn around and return home.

The incident may have been little more than a misunderstanding.

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The North Koreans had been carrying construction tools, such as pickaxes, although

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