- North and South Korea exchanged gunfires following multiple gunshots fired by NoKor
- The North fired gunshots at 7:41 a.m. local time towards a guard post in South Korea that borders the North
- In response, South Korea fired two gunshots towards North Korea
- No injuries were reported with this exchange of fires from both country
North Korean troops fired multiple gunshots towards a guard post in South Korea at 7:41 a.m. local time according to reports. Just a day after Kim Jong Un, North Korea's Leader reportedly appeared in public, the two countries exchanged gunfire around the South’s guard post early on Sunday.
According to the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) in Seoul, South Korean troops fired back two shots towards the North. No injuries were reported.
As earlier reported, Kim Jong Un made a public appearance during an inauguration of a fertilizer plant recently.
Speculations about his health made rounds online after missing the celebration of his grandfather's birthday on April 15. He was last seen at a politburo meeting prior to the celebration.
Amid health rumors, Kim Jong Un reportedly sent 'thanks' to workers at the North Korean tourist zone. Kim Jong Un is a North Korean politician who has been the supreme leader of North Korea since 2011 and leader of the Workers' Party of Korea since 2012. In 2009, reports suggested that Kim Jong-un was a diabetic and suffered from hypertension.
Korea was divided started after the end of World War II in 1945. Before there was a South and North Korea, the peninsula was ruled as a dynasty known as Chosŏn, which existed for more than five centuries, until 1910.
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