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Saturday, 26 November 2022 03:14 GMT

N. Korea Fires One Short-Range Ballistic Missile Into East Sea: S. Korean Military


(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)

North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile into the East Sea on Sunday, South Korea's military said, two days after a nuclear-powered U.S. aircraft carrier arrived here for allied drills, Trend reports citing Yonhap .

The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said it detected the launch from an area in or around Taechon, North Pyongan Province, at 6:53 a.m. It provided no further details immediately.

'While strengthening our monitoring and vigilance, our military is maintaining a full readiness posture in close cooperation with the United State,' the JCS said in a text message sent to reporters.

The launch followed reports that Pyongyang seems to be preparing to fire a submarine launched ballistic missile (SLBM).

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