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U.S. and South Korean naval ships fire artillery

SEOUL (WKOW) -- U.S. and South Korean naval ships fired artillery and dropped anti-submarine bombs off South Korea's east coast Tuesday, the third day of high-profile military maneuvers intended to warn nuclear-armed North Korea against further aggression.

So far, there was no sign North Korea was preparing the military response it had threatened before the drills - which the communist regime labeled a provocation. The U.S. repeatedly has said it has no intention of attacking the North, but sought to show with the military drills that its solidarity with South Korea remains as strong as ever. The drills, which run through Wednesday, come in the wake of the March sinking of a South Korean warship that killed 46 sailors.

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