A TV screen at a Seoul railway station shows South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol speaking in a cabinet meeting on Tuesday, a day after the nation accused North Korea of flying drones across the tense border for the first time in five years. Photo: AP
A TV screen at a Seoul railway station shows South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol speaking in a cabinet meeting on Tuesday, a day after the nation accused North Korea of flying drones across the tense border for the first time in five years. Photo: AP
South Korea

South Korea urges drones to monitor North amid military apologies for failures

  • South Korea planes, helicopters failed to bring down North’s drones on Monday, raising questions over air defences when tensions are high over run of missile tests
  • President Yoon Suk Yeol said a plan for a drone unit to monitor military facilities in North would advance ‘as soon as possible because of yesterday’s incident’

A TV screen at a Seoul railway station shows South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol speaking in a cabinet meeting on Tuesday, a day after the nation accused North Korea of flying drones across the tense border for the first time in five years. Photo: AP
A TV screen at a Seoul railway station shows South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol speaking in a cabinet meeting on Tuesday, a day after the nation accused North Korea of flying drones across the tense border for the first time in five years. Photo: AP
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