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S. Korea's military fires warning shots as N. Korea's troops cross border

Seoul, June 21 (UNI) The South Korean military have fired warning shots as North Korean soldiers patrolling in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas have crossed the border into the South, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported on Friday, citing the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).
The North's soldiers briefly crossed the military demarcation line in the central section of the DMZ around 11 a.m. local time (02:00 GMT) on Thursday but returned to the North's side as the South's military fired warning shots, the report said.
The report cited a JCS official as telling journalists that the incident appeared to be accidental as the North's soldiers continued working into the night after they returned to North Korea's side of the border.
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