DPRK fires 2 short-range ballistic missiles toward its eastern waters: Yonhap

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired two short-range ballistic missiles toward toward its eastern waters on Friday, Yonhap reported, citing the South Korean military.

The South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said it detected the launches from the Tongchon area in Kangwon Province between 11:59 a.m. and 12:18 p.m. It did not provide other details.

The launch came as South Korea is set to conclude its Hoguk exercise later in the day. Seoul and Washington are also preparing to stage major combined air drills, called Vigilant Storm, next week.