August 11, 2022

North Korea launches 8 ballistic missiles toward East Sea: JCS

First known DPRK weapons test in June follows rare joint military training between US and ROK last week

Updated at 3:11 p.m. KST to include additional expert comments

North Korea launched eight short-range ballistic missiles (SRBM) toward the East Sea, South Korea’s military announced Sunday morning, a move that one expert explained could be a “prelude” to North Korea’s next nuclear test.