South Korean military has to fire 360 warning machine-gun rounds after 3 Russian and 2 Chinese military planes violated the Korea Air Defense Identification Zone. Russian plane entered into the airspace of Dokdo and Takeshima Islands. It is a disputed area which came under South Korea government but Japan also claimed over it.
Ministry of Defense from South Korea sent fighter jets to warn the Russian planes. However, Russia has repudiated the claims of violating the South Korea airspace. Instead, it claimed that its two bombers performed a drill in international waters and South Korea’s military jet didn’t fire shots on them.
SK military further informed that two of Russian aircraft were Tu-95 bombers whereas one of them recognized as A-50 surveillance plane. Russian A-50 plane crossed the airspace roundabout 00:00 GMT. F-15 and F-16 planes of South Korea sent to warn it for the alleged violation. South Korean National Security Head, Chung Eui-Yong has appealed the Russian for investigating the issue and demanded appropriate action.
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