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North Korea launched 8 short range ballistic missiles off east coast, South Korea says

The missiles were launched from the Sunan area, not far from the North Korean capital Pyongyang, into the waters east of of Korean Peninsula from 9:08 to 9:43 local time in seoul on Sunday, according to the Joint Chiefs of Staff of Employees.

South Korea national Security Chief Kim Sung Han to hold a meeting of standing committee of the National Security Council to discuss launch, presidential office said.

Office of the Prime Minister of Japan also confirmed launch in tweet saying that North Korea has launched “possible ballistic missile” on Sunday. He said he would inform public as soon as more information is available.

The missile will be North Korea’s 17th launch this year. year. last, on May 25 came just as US President Joe Biden completed his trip to Asia and was returning back To the United States.

In response to Sunday’s launch, the South Korean military strengthened its oversight and “works closely with and supports full readiness posture with United States, Joint Chiefs of Staff of The staff said.

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