Calling it a "clear violation" of 2018 agreement, South Korea said none of the shells crossed the Northern Limit Line, the de facto maritime border between the two countries.
The demonstrators accused President Yoon Suk Yeol’s conservative government of labor oppression and ignoring what they described as the truckers’ harsh work conditions and financial struggles.
Former national security chief Suh Hoon was arrested over his suspected manipulation of a 2020 case where a fisheries official was killed at sea by North Korean troops.
The punitive measures targeting North Korean officials and companies follow Pyongyang's latest missile launches, including the test of long-range ICBMs.
President Yoon Suk-yeol said it would be extremely unwise for North Korea to conduct a seventh nuclear test.
Kim Jong-un says his country's ultimate goal is to "possess the world's most powerful strategic force" as he promotes scientists and officers behind recent test of "monster missile."
The 78-year-old, who was the first South Korean to win a Golden Globe Award for best supporting actor in a series, was indicted for allegedly improperly touching a woman's body in 2017.
With fuel prices rising, the drivers are demanding the government make permanent the "safe freight rate" minimum pay scheme, which is set to expire at the end of the year.
Kim Yo-jong accused South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol of creating a "dangerous situation" after Seoul said that it was reviewing additional sanctions on North Korea over its recent barrage of missile tests.
The UN chief's statement, North Korea's top diplomat said, was "oblivious of the purpose and principles of the UN Charter and its proper mission which is to maintain impartiality, objectivity and equity in all matters."
If the US continues to make threats, Pyongyang "will resolutely react to nukes with nuclear weapons and to total confrontation with all-out confrontation," state media quotes leader Kim Jong-un as saying.
Ballistic missile launch comes hours after Pyongyang threatened "fiercer" military responses against US moves to bolster its military presence in the region.
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