May 26, 2024

North Korea fires short-range missile eastward from main spaceport area: JCS

Launch comes three days after ICBM test that DPRK called ‘warning’ against ongoing US-ROK drills

North Korea fired one short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) eastward on Sunday morning, according to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS). 

JCS said it detected the launch at around 11:05 a.m. local time from Tongchang-ri in the northwest of the country, and that the SRBM flew around 497 miles (800 km) before landing in the East Sea (Sea of Japan). 

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