South Korea’s military said on Wednesday that it had “detected two short-range ballistic missiles fired from the Sunan area in Pyongyang,” towards its eastern waters.
“Our military has reinforced monitoring and surveillance and is maintaining utmost readiness in close coordination with the United States,” Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement.
Wednesday’s missiles were launched 10 minutes apart between 18:10 local time (09:10 GMT) and 18:20 (09:20 GMT) according to the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Japan’s coast guard also identified a possible missile launch, citing the defense ministry, and cautioned vessels in the area to be aware.
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