Updated: 04/29/2014 09:19 | By Agence France-Presse

North Korea to hold sea border live-fire drill

North Korea announced it intended to carry out a live-fire drill on Tuesday near its disputed maritime border with South Korea -- the second in less than a month --Seoul's defence ministry said.


"The North notified us there would be live-fire drills today north of the (border) near Yeonpyeong and Baengnyeong islands," a defence ministry spokesman told AFP.

"Our military is fully prepared," the spokesman said.

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