Updated: 05/22/2014 18:31 | By Agence France-Presse

N.Korea fires shells near S.Korea warship

North Korea on Thursday fired shells into disputed waters near a South Korean warship on patrol south of the Yellow Sea border, South Korea's defence ministry said.


N.Korea fires shells near S.Korea warship

A file picture taken on December 22, 2010 shows a South Korean warship sailing past the island of Yeonpyeong, near the disputed waters of the Yellow Sea - by Kim Jae-Hwan

"The shells fell near our ship which has been on regular patrol in our territory, but it did not cause any damage to our ship," a ministry spokesman told AFP.

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