One South Korean soldier was killed and six others injured Friday in an explosion during an artillery drill near the border with North Korea, officials said.

The blast occurred on a firing range in Cheorwon. The cause of the explosion remained under investigation, according to the South Korean army’s public affairs office.

 

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