Projectiles Fired By North Korea May Be Short-Range Ballistic Missiles - Reports

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Projectiles Fired by North Korea May Be Short-Range Ballistic Missiles - Reports

Projectiles that North Korea fired into the Sea of Japan on Friday could be short-range ballistic missiles, the Kyodo news agency reported, citing a South Korean military source

TOKYO (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 16th August, 2019) Projectiles that North Korea fired into the Sea of Japan on Friday could be short-range ballistic missiles, the Kyodo news agency reported, citing a South Korean military source.

Friday's missile test was the latest in a series of launches carried out by Pyongyang to protest US-South Korean military exercises.

The projectiles reportedly flew 230 kilometers (143 miles) at a maximum altitude of 30 kilometers.

On Thursday, Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya warned about possible new missile launches by North Korea, stressing the need to strengthen surveillance efforts.

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