Ballistic missiles fired by North Korea, claims South Korea

The US and South Korean intelligence are collecting and analysing more details about the missile launches

South Korea's military said that North Korea has fired two ballistic missiles off its east coast on Wednesday.


This report comes two days after the Communist County claimed to have tested a new missile in its first weapons test in six months.


South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said that two ballistic missiles were launched from a site in central North Korea. The missiles flew toward the waters of the Korean Peninsula's east coast on Wednesday afternoon.


The U.S. and South Korean intelligence officials are collecting and analysing more details about the missile launches.


The military of South Korea has beefed up it's security and anti-North Korea surveillance posture.


Japan's coast guard also confirmed that the missiles launched by North Korea landed in the waters between Japan and the Korean Peninsula. Reports suggest that no ships or aircraft have been damaged.


On Monday, the North Korean said that they have tested a newly developed cruise missile. North Korea's state media described the missile as a "strategic weapon of great significance," and the North Korean military might arm them with nuclear warheads.


According to North Korea reports, the missile flew approximately 1,500 kilometer and is capable of reaching all of Japan and the U.S. military installations there.


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