June 02, 2023

North Korea fires 23 missiles in busiest launch day ever; 1 lands off ROK coast

Air raid alert issued for Ulleung Island as short-range missile splashes down south of inter-Korean maritime border

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. (Last updated at 7:24 p.m. on Nov. 2, 2022 with details on at least six additional missile launches in the afternoon)

North Korea fired at least 23 missiles into the waters off the east and west coast throughout the day Wednesday, including one that was directed toward South Korea’s Ulleung Island before splashing down off the east coast near South Korean territorial waters, according to the ROK military.