WORLD DPRK fires two projectiles: Yonhap


DPRK fires two projectiles: Yonhap


08:06, August 16, 2019


This picture taken on July 25, 2019 and released by DPRK's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on July 26 shows a new-type of tactical guided short-range missile being launched at an undisclosed location in DPRK. (Photo: VCG)

NEW YORK, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired two unidentified projectiles into the East Sea on Friday local time, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, citing the country's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).

The projectiles were fired from DPRK's eastern coastal county of Tongchon earlier in the day, according to the JCS. No other details were immediately known, including their type, flight range and maximum altitude.

"Our military is monitoring the situation in case of additional launches while maintaining a readiness posture," the JCS said in a brief release. 

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