BREAKING NEWS: North Korea test fires TWO ballistic missiles over the Sea of Japan, officials claim – just a week after Kim Jong-un approved the launch of two other projectiles into the same area
- The Japanese Coast Guard claims North Korea launched a ballistic missile into the ocean on Friday evening American time
- The missile did not reach Japanese territory, according to officials
- It comes just a week after North Korea launched two other missiles into the same area
The Japanese Coast Guard says North Korea have fired two ballistic missiles over the Sea of Japan.
The missiles were spotted on Friday evening American time, and their launch was confirmed by US officials.
The Coast Guard says the short-range projectiles did not reach Japanese waters or the Exclusive Economic Zone.
It comes just a week after Kim Jong-un approved the launch of two separate missiles over the same area – and a day after the North Korean army performed in Russia for a military music festival.
The Japanese Coast Guard says North Korea have fired two ballistic missiles over the Sea of Japan . Pictures: A file photo released by North Korea’s official news agency showing the test firing of short-range nuclear missile last Friday, August 16