North fires missiles, other short-range projectiles: South Korea

Seoul: South Korea's Yonhap news agency says North Korea has fired a missile and several other short-range projectiles into the waters off its east coast.

The reported launches Monday came three days after South Korea said the North fired a medium-range missile into the sea for the first time since early 2014.

Representational image. AP

Representational image. AP

Yonhap, citing an unidentified government source, said the South Korean military was trying to find what types of a missile and projectiles were fired.

South Korea's Defense Ministry said it was trying to confirm details.

The launches came as North Korea has condemned ongoing annual South Korean-U.S. military drills that it sees as an invasion rehearsal.

AP


Published Date: Mar 21, 2016 12:39 pm | Updated Date: Mar 21, 2016 12:39 pm

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