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Smoke rises from South Korean Yeonpyeong Island after being hit by dozens of artillery shells fired by North Korea November 23, 2010 in this picture taken by a South Korean tourist
Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010

Open quoteHouses and mountains are on fire, and people are evacuating. People are frightened to death.Close quote

  • on Yeonpyeong Island, describing the scene after North Korea fired dozens of artillery shells at the South Korean island; the U.S. called on the North to "halt its belligerent action"
Photo: Yonhap / Reuters | Source: BBC