Dramatic Photos Of The North Korean Rocket Attack

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Dozens of buildings are burning on a South Korean island following a surprise artillery attack from the North.

The attack occurred in the afternoon in Korea. Now comes a long night of emergency meetings in Seoul and continued threats from Pyongyang.

Korean markets are expected to drop tomorrow.

Dozens of artillery shells were fired at Yeonpyuong Island

Smoke raises from South Korea's Yeonpyeong island near the border against North Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010. North Korea shot dozens of rounds of artillery onto the populated South Korean island near their disputed western border Tuesday, military officials said, setting buildings on fire and prompting South Korea to return fire and scramble fighter jets. (AP Photo/Yonhap) KOREA OUT

At least two soldiers were killed

Smoke rises from South Korea's Yeonpyeong island near the border against North Korea Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010. North Korea fired artillery barrages onto the South Korean island near their disputed border Tuesday, setting buildings alight and prompting South Korea to return fire and scramble fighter jets. (AP Photo/Yonhap) KOREA OUT

50-60 homes are burning

In this image take from TV footage, smoke rises from South Korea's Yeonpyeong island near the border against North Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010. North Korea shot dozens of rounds of artillery onto the populated South Korean island near their disputed western border Tuesday, military officials said, setting buildings on fire and prompting South Korea to return fire and scramble fighter jets. (AP Photo/YTN via APTN) TV OUT, KOREA OUT

The 1,000-person island has been evacuated

People arrive from Yeonpyeong Island, at Incheon port, west of Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010. North Korea bombarded the South Korean island near their disputed western border Tuesday, setting buildings ablaze and killing at least one marine after warning the South to halt military drills in the area, South Korean officials said. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Ha Sa-hun)

Only soldiers remain

People and soldiers arrive from Yeongpyeong Island at Incheon port, west of Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010. North Korea shot dozens of rounds of artillery onto the populated South Korean island near their disputed western border Tuesday, military officials said, setting buildings on fire and prompting South Korea to return fire and scramble fighter jets. (AP Photo/Yonhap) KOREA OUT

Everyone is South Korea is waiting nervously

A South Korean woman reads a newspaper reporting North Korea fired artillery onto South Korean island, in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010. North Korea bombarded a South Korean island of Yeonpyeong island near their disputed western border Tuesday, setting buildings ablaze and killing at least one marine after warning the South to halt military drills in the area, South Korean officials said. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Every major newspaper has printed an evening extra

People read extra edition of a newspaper reporting that North Korea fired artillery onto a South Korean island, in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010. North Korea bombarded South Korea's Yeonpyeong island near their disputed western border Tuesday, setting buildings ablaze and killing at least one marine after warning the South to halt military drills in the area, South Korean officials said. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Which everyone is reading

People read extra edition of a newpaper reporting that North Korea fired artillery onto a South Korean island, in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010. North Korea bombarded South Korea's Yeonpyeong island near their disputed western border Tuesday, setting buildings ablaze and killing at least one marine after warning the South to halt military drills in the area, South Korean officials said. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

South Koreans mourn the death of their soldiers

South Koreans take moment of silence for South Korean marines killed in a North Korean bombardment during a rally against North Korea's attack onto South Korean island, in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010. North Korea shot dozens of rounds of artillery onto a populated South Korean island near their disputed western border Tuesday, military officials said, setting buildings on fire and prompting South Korea to return fire and scramble fighter jets. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

President Lee Myung-bak holds emergency meetings

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, left, talks with defence Minister Kim Tae-young, second from right, during a security meeting at the presidential house in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010. North Korea fired artillery barrages onto a South Korean island near their disputed border Tuesday, setting buildings alight and prompting South Korea to return fire and scramble fighter jets. (AP Photo/Yonhap) KOREA OUT

Fire are still burning on the island

South Koreans watch smoke raising from South Korea's Yeonpyeong island near the border against North Korea Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010. North Korea fired artillery barrages onto the South Korean island near their disputed border Tuesday, setting buildings alight and prompting South Korea to return fire and scramble fighter jets. (AP Photo/Yonhap) KOREA OUT

What will happen next?

Smoke goes up from Yeonpyeong island near the border against North Korea, in South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010. North Korea shot dozens of rounds of artillery onto the populated South Korean island near their disputed western border Tuesday, military officials said, setting buildings on fire and prompting South Korea to return fire and scramble fighter jets. (AP Photo/Yonhap) KOREA OUT

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