North Korea test-fires missiles into sea off eastern coast, Seoul says

In this photo released Saturday, March 21, 2020 by the state-run Korean Central News Agency, North Korean troops participate in an artillery fire competition between large combined Army units “on the western front” on Friday, March 20. (KOREAN CENTRAL NEWS AGENCY)
In this photo released Saturday, March 21, 2020 by the state-run Korean Central News Agency, North Korean troops participate in an artillery fire competition between large combined Army units “on the western front” on Friday, March 20. (KOREAN CENTRAL NEWS AGENCY)

North Korea test-fires missiles into sea off eastern coast, Seoul says

by Kim Gamel and Yoo Kyong Chang
Stars and Stripes

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea test-fired two short-range missiles that flew more than 250 miles before splashing into the sea off its eastern coast on Saturday, the South Korean military said.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un also guided an artillery fire competition between large combined army units “on the western front” on Friday, state-run media reported.

The military activity showed the North is continuing to develop its weapons programs as nuclear talks with the United States have been deadlocked for more than a year.

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