North Korea launches ballistic missile into sea, South Korea says By Reuters



SEOUL (Reuters) -North Korea fired an unidentified ballistic missile into the ocean off its east coast, South Korea’s army stated on Friday, the most recent in a sequence of launches by the nuclear armed nation.

A press release from South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Employees (JCS) gave no additional particulars.

The most recent launch was introduced shortly after the army stated South Korea scrambled fighter jets when a bunch of about 10 North Korean army plane flew near the border dividing the 2 nations, amid heightened tensions over repeated North Korean missiles assessments.

A subsequent assertion on North Korea’s official KCNA information company quoted the North Korean army as saying it took “robust army countermeasures” after South Korean artillery fireplace.

The South Korean JCS assertion stated the plane incident occurred late on Thursday and early Friday Korean time.

The assertion stated the North Korean plane have been detected flying about 25 km (15 miles) north of the Navy Demarcation Line within the central area of the Korea border space and about 12 km (7 miles) north of the Northern Restrict Line, a de facto inter-Korean border within the Yellow Sea, between 10:30 p.m. Thursday (1330 GMT) and 0:20 a.m. (1530 GMT) native time Friday.

It stated the plane have been additionally seen close to the jap a part of the inter-Korean border.

The JCS stated the South Korean air pressure “performed an emergency sortie with its superior air pressure, together with the F-35A, and maintained a response posture, whereas finishing up a proportional response maneuver comparable to the flight of a North Korean army plane.”

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