North Korea fires 3 short-range projectiles in apparent strike drill
- North Korea fired three short-range projectiles into the sea on Sunday in an evident strike drill, South Korea’s military discussed.
- The military discussed it is “monitoring the situation in case there are additional launches and maintaining a readiness posture.”
- The launches come each and every week after North Korea fired two short-range projectiles into its eastern sea under the guidance of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
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North Korea fired three short-range projectiles into its eastern sea on Monday, South Korea’s military discussed.
South Korea’s Joint Chief of Staff discussed in a commentary that it detected three projectiles fired from the South Hamyong Province at spherical 7:36 a.m., consistent with Yonhap News Agency. The projectiles flew about 200 kilometers (125 miles) and reached a maximum altitude of spherical 50 kilometers (31 miles).
The military discussed the launches appear to be part of an artillery strike drill involving a few varieties of rocket launchers and added that they are “monitoring the situation in case there are additional launches and maintaining a readiness posture.”
The launches come each and every week after North Korea fired two short-range projectiles into its eastern sea. According to Yonhap, the launches took place under the guidance of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The country moreover carried out a drill on February 28.
On Saturday, North Korea slammed Britain, Germany, France, Estonia, and Belgium, for calling a closed-door UN Security Council meeting to discuss North Korea’s missile launches.
“The illogical thinking and sophism of these countries are just gradually bearing a close resemblance to the United States, which is hostile to us,” a North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesperson discussed in a commentary to state data corporate KCNA.
“The reckless behavior of these countries instigated by the US will become a fuse that will trigger our yet another momentous reaction,” the spokesperson added.
Relations between Pyongyang and Washington keep demanding after a 2019 summit between President Donald Trump and Kim in Hanoi ended without an agreement.