25 short-range Missiles fired by North Korea
North Korea fires 25 missiles
North Korea has test-fired 25 short-range missiles into the sea off its coast, South Korea’s Defense Ministry said. According to officials, 10 rockets were fired at 0920 GMT, with launches continuing until 1103 GMT with eight more missiles being fired – one every five minutes, RIA Novosti reported. Another series of launches followed at 1228 GMT. A South Korean Defense Ministry spokesman said the type of rockets wasn’t yet clear, according to AP. The test missiles apparently come in protest against ongoing American-South Korean military drills, which Pyongyang sees as a preparation for an invasion.
N. Korea fires 10 short-range missiles in ten minutes
North Korea launched 10 short-range missiles into the East China Sea on Sunday evening, the Yonhap news agency reported. The launches started at 6:20 pm and continued for about 10 minutes. The missiles traveled approximately 70 kilometers and landed in the sea. The latest demonstration of Pyongyang’s military capabilities came in response to joint US-South Korea military drills, a source in Seoul said.