March 04, 2021

North Korea launches projectile from near Wonsan – JCS

Launch is ninth missile test of the year

North Korea launched an unidentified projectile towards the Sea of Japan (East Sea) from near Wonsan, Gangwon Province, early on Monday morning, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said.

"North Korea launched an unidentified ballistic missile (presumed to be Scud-type missile) ... at 0539 KST today (May 29)," the JCS said in a statement on Monday. "The flight distance is around 450 km, and South Korea and the U.S. are in the process of conducting detailed analysis on additional information."