North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has overseen
an artillery and landing exercise by front-line units deployed near the West Sea,… as the
North flexs its own military muscles ahead of annual U.S.-South Korea exercises.
Pyongyang′s state-run media reported Saturday that the drill was focused on training for
“striking and seizing an island.” The report said the North′s 4th Corp.,…
which led the deadly shelling of South Korea′s Yeonpyeong-do Island in 2010,… also played
a key role in the drill. A North Korean daily also carried pictures
of Kim inspecting the firing of missiles. The report made no mention of when or exactly
where the exercise took place.