North Korea fired ballistic missile towards sea off east coast – Yonhap


The JSC did not provide specifics on the launch immediately.

The Japan Coast Guard also said what was fired by North Korea could be a ballistic missile.

The North on Thursday fired a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile into the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan, hours before South Korea’s president flew to Tokyo for a summit that discussed ways to counter the nuclear-armed North.

South Korean and American forces are conducting 11-day joint military drills, dubbed “Freedom Shield 23.”


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