July 01, 2022

North Korea fires ballistic missile into East Sea: Seoul

South Korean authorities express regret that latest launch comes amid crisis in Ukraine

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. (Last updated at 12:24 p.m. KST on Feb. 27, 2022 with expert comments)

North Korea has fired a “presumed” ballistic missile into the East Sea, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said Sunday morning, with Seoul criticizing Pyongyang for launching the projectile amid the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.