SEOUL - North Korea issued its most strident warning to the South in months on Friday when it threatened to open fire on South Korean territory if anti-Pyongyang leaflets were sent over from South Korean territory.

It said that if leaflets were dropped on Monday a "merciless military strike by the Western Front will be put into practice without warning," according to state news agency KCNA.

Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.


Leaflets are sent across the border via by campaigners against North Korea, but not by the government in Seoul.