June 03, 2023

North Korea says it fired two ‘tactical nuclear’ rockets into East Sea

State media calls launches a response to US-ROK air drills, while Kim Yo Jong says allies will ‘pay’ for their actions

This is a developing story. Please check back for further updates. (Last updated at  12:50 p.m. KST on Feb. 20, 2023 with additional quotes from Kim Yo Jong and ROK military’s response.)

North Korea fired two “tactical nuclear” rockets toward the East Sea (Sea of Japan) on Monday morning in response to U.S.-ROK aerial drills held the previous day, state media has announced.