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North Korea fires short-range missile - Yonhap News Agency

 North Korea fires short-range missile - Yonhap News Agency

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired a short-range missile from the east coast city of Wonsan towards the east on Saturday morning, Yonhap News Agency reported, citing South Korea's joint chiefs of staff.

The joint chiefs of staff said Korea and U.S. authorities are analysing details of the missile, which was fired at around 9 a.m., Yonhap said.

The joint chiefs of staff were not immediately available for comments, while South Korea's presidential spokeswoman said they were checking the report.

(Reporting by Hyunjoo Jin and Joyce Lee; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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Updated Date: May 04, 2019 07:05:41 IST