North Korea fired a South Korean island of Yeonpyeong
Fire departments and residents of the South Korean island Yeonpyeong in the Yellow Sea are fighting forest fires. They began after shelling by the North. Despite all the measures taken, the fire continues to spread. Fires have destroyed many houses, and about 70% of the forests and fields Yeonpyeong, residents are engaged in agriculture. Recall, on the island of Yeonpyeong was released a few dozen shells. Two soldiers were killed and 14 wounded. Injuring three civilians. South Korea returned fire and led to a state of maximum alert their armed forces.