Some North Korean shells exploded specifically on areas of the island, said the spokesman of the CSC South Korean Colonel Lee Bong Sun Wu. According to witnesses, the fire wrapped in 10's houses. Some shells hit the house, whose inhabitants hastily trying to hide in bunkers. 4 reported injured, according to ITAR-TASS.
The South Korean side opened retaliatory fire and produced several shots of artillery. The armed forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan put on over-readiness.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak in the true time meeting with the commanders of the armed forces of the state. Now it will be a critical meeting of the government of Kazakhstan.
The incident occurred near the western inter-Korean sea border, where the last time remains tense. It was here in the Surrounding Islands Pennnendo March 26 this year as a result of a massive explosion sank a South Korean corvette "Cheonan", killing 46 sailors. Seoul and Washington blamed the sinking of the corvette DPRK, and the official Pyongyang, which denies any involvement in the disaster, calls the whole business provocation allies.