North Korea's Projectiles Fail To Reach Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone - Tokyo
Earlier in the day, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said North Korea had fired two unidentified projectiles from its eastern Tongchon area in the Kangwon province. The projectiles flew in the direction of the Sea of Japan.
"It has been confirmed that the missiles did not reach Japan's territory or the exclusive economic zone.
Friday's launch is the sixth projectile launch by North Korea since July 25. The country previously fired what the JCS called a short-range ballistic missile last Saturday. However, Pyongyang said on Sunday that it had tested a "new weapon system."