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Yonhap: North Korea fired missiles at sea

According to the Yonhap news agency, the South Korean army observed an artillery fire by North Korea in the direction of the sea.   According to the source, last Monday morning, the south Korean military spotted a North Korean artillery fire towards the sea, likely from a multiple rocket launching system (MLRS).

 



According to the Yonhap news agency, the South Korean army observed an artillery fire by North Korea in the direction of the sea.


According to the source, last Monday morning, the south Korean military spotted a North Korean artillery fire towards the sea, likely from a multiple rocket launching system (MLRS).


South Korea's chief of staff recently announced that North Korea had carried out two more MLRS launches last Sunday.


On the other hand, it was previously reported that six US F-35A fighter jets arrived in South Korea from the US Air Force base in Alaska, to conduct joint exercises with the South Korean Air Force from 10 to 14 July.


Yonhap news agency, citing sources, also reported that South Korea plans to join the US-led multinational global space security drills scheduled to take place from 25 July to 1 August. 18 States will participate.


South Korea monitors North Korean projectiles believed to have been fired by rocket launchers


  • South Korea announced that it had today spotted North Korean projectiles believed to have been fired by rocket launchers
  • in an incident that is the latest in a series of provocations by the nuclear state.
  • The chairmanship of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the south Korean Army revealed that the south Korean Army had observed "projectiles flying"
  • suspected of being fired by north Korean artillery.


A text message from the Chair of the South Korean Chiefs of Staff read: "Our Army observed suspected flight routes of missiles fired by North Korea with today's attackers between 18.21 and 18.37 hours."


The text message added: 


"Our army has strengthened surveillance and vigilance and is in great and continuous preparations for close coordination between South Korea and the United States", without giving further details.


The Seoul authorities have not announced how many routes have been monitored.


The National Security Office of the South Korean Presidency held a meeting against the backdrop of North Korean missile launches, declaring that it was "closely monitoring" the situation in anticipation of Pyongyang's launch of any new projectiles.