South Korea's military apologizes for mistakenly firing at civilian airliner

Other News Materials 20 June 2011 12:16 (UTC +04:00)

South Korea's military apologized to the nation Monday for last week's incident in which two Marines fired rifles at a civilian jetliner by misidentifying it as one of the North Korean military aircrafts, Yonhap reported.

"The military sincerely apologizes to our people for causing worries over the incident," Col. Lee Bung-woo, a spokesman at the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), told reporters.