Dec. 5, 2022 North Korea fired around 130 artillery shells into the eastern and western maritime buffer zones between the two Koreas amid the South Korea-U.S. live-fire drills outside of the buffer zone. According to the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff, artillery firings from Kumgang County in Kangwon Province and Jangsan Cape in South Hwanghae Province from 2:59 p.m. South and North Korea set military buffer zones on the ground, sea, and air to reduce accidental conflicts under the inter-Korean military accord(a.k.a Comprehensive Military Agreement, CMA) signed on Sept. 19, 2018. "At sea, the two sides agreed to cease all live-fire and maritime maneuver exercises within the zone north of Deokjeok-do and south of Cho-do in the West Sea, and within the zone north of Sokcho and south of Tongcheon in the East Sea. The two sides also agreed to install covers on the barrels of coastal artilleries and ship guns and close all gunports within the zones."( Agreement on the Impleme
Nov. 2, 2022 North Korea launched four short-range ballistic missiles (SRBMs) into the Yellow Sea at 6:51 a.m.(KST) from Chongju and Pihyon in North Pyongan Province, followed by three SRBMs into the East Sea at 8:51 a.m. from Wonsan, Kangwon Province. One of those three SRBMs landed in the South of the Northern Limit Line (NLL), which serves as the de facto inter-Korean maritime border. The SRBM landed in the sea 167 kilometers northwest of the island but only 57 kilometers northeast of the South Korean coastal city of Sokcho and 34 kilometers outside the South's territorial waters. This is the first time North Korea has fired a missile toward South Korean territory. At 9:12 a.m., North Korea fired an additional 10 suspected surface-to-air missiles into the East Sea from Nakwon, Chongpyong, and Sinpo in South Hamgyong Province and into the Yellow Sea from Onchon and Hwajin-ri in South Pyongan and Kwa-il in South Hwanghae Province. From 11:10 a.m., in response to the North&
North Korea's food insecurity has worsened due to COVID-19 lockdowns and severe floods. However, Kim Jong-un has ignored North Korean's agony of hunger, only o bsessed with illicit activities to develop nuclear weapons and missiles. North Korea raises illegal funds through cyber crimes like crypto heists & ransomware attacks. It won't be forgiven by North Koreans as well as international society.