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Pyongyang Launches Ballistic Missile Towards Sea of Japan

Tue 02 Apr 2024 | 08:34 AM
North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile
North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile
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South Korean military announced, Tuesday morning, that North Korea fired an unspecified type of ballistic missile towards the Sea of ​​Japan.

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said in a message to reporters that it detected a missile presumed to be intermediate-range class fired from the Pyongyang region at 6:53 a.m. and the missile flew about 600 kilometers before landing in the East Sea.

The latest ballistic missile launch comes 15 days after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un supervised firing exercises involving multiple rocket launchers in the country's western region.