North Korea fires more ballistic missiles

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(VOVWORLD) -North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles (SRBMs) toward the sea off its east coast on Monday, Yonhap News Agency quoted Seoul's military as saying, a day after South Korea and the United States staged joint air drills in response to the North's long-range missile launch.

North Korea fires more ballistic missiles - ảnh 1North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile leaves the launch pad, February 18, 2023. Photo: Yonhap/VNA

The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said it detected the launch from the Sukchon area in South Pyongan Province between 7 a.m. and 7:11 a.m. It did not immediately provide details. North Korean authorities have not commented or confirmed the latest missile launch.

On Saturday, the Hwasong-15 missile was launched from Pyongyang International Airport. It reached a maximum altitude of 5,768.5 km, flew nearly 1,000 km before hitting a predetermined area in the East Sea of the Korean Peninsula.