North Korea South Korea Exchange Artillery Fire

South Korea's Yeonpueong Island lies engulfed in smoke after North Korea fired dozens of rounds of artillery from its stronghold on the west coast.

The shelling comes amid tension over North Korea's claim that it has a new uranium enrichment facility.
 North Korea on Tuesday fired dozens of artillery shells at a South Korean island, setting buildings on fire and prompting a return fire by the South, Seoul's military and media reports said.

Seoul's YTN television quoted a witness as saying 60 to 70 houses were on fire after the shelling.

The military confirmed the exchange of firing, Four S. Korean soldiers wounded by N. Korean artillery fire: military officials. S. Korean fighter jets deployed to west sea to counter N. Korea's artillery fire, official says
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